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noun as in lion

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Several got very sick, including the zoo’s 16-year-old lioness, Shera, who was showing signs of kidney failure.

Attack it like a lioness tearing apart a zebra, and you can knock it out in a little over an hour, with your legs burning from start to finish.

I was expecting this timid little-bird kiss, like a little peck, but she was like a lioness—she practically ate my head off!

And that sense of the lioness in winter may account for the softening views of Hillary.

Chris Lee reviews her posthumous song collection Lioness: Hidden Treasures.

But Lioness holds many unexpected pleasures even for people who do not self-identify as Winehouse completists.

A Lioness plays dumb in life, too, disarming others in business, if not in love, where she prefers “cat and mouse.”

And say: Why did thy mother the lioness lie down among the lions, and bring up her whelps in the midst of young lions?

They know that I am a lioness defending her young, and that I alone prevent their daring hands from seizing your crown.

A lioness died, and left two little lion-cubs with no one to take care of them.

The female, like the lioness, however, produces four or five cubs at a time.

He was a young British army officer who was mauled by a lioness several months ago in Somaliland.


On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lioness, such as: cougar, wildcat, cat, griffin, leo, and puma.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.