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synonyms for lioness

  • cat
  • cougar
  • wildcat
  • griffin
  • leo
  • puma
  • felis leo
  • simba
See also synonyms for: lionesses
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How to use lioness in a sentence

Several got very sick, including the zoo’s 16-year-old lioness, Shera, who was showing signs of kidney failure.
HOW ZOOS PERSUADE ANIMALS TO GET THE CORONAVIRUS VACCINE. (M&MS AND ICE CREAM HELP.)MATT BLITZOCTOBER 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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.
WHY 20 MILES IS THE PERFECT LENGTH FOR A BIKE RIDEEBEN WEISSNOVEMBER 20, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
And say: Why did thy mother the lioness lie down among the lions, and bring up her whelps in the midst of young lions?
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
They know that I am a lioness defending her young, and that I alone prevent their daring hands from seizing your crown.
CATHERINE DE' MEDICIHONORE DE BALZAC
A lioness died, and left two little lion-cubs with no one to take care of them.
ST. NICHOLAS, VOL. 5, NO. 5, MARCH, 1878VARIOUS
The female, like the lioness, however, produces four or five cubs at a time.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME VII (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
He was a young British army officer who was mauled by a lioness several months ago in Somaliland.
IN AFRICAJOHN T. MCCUTCHEON
This is the way the thing happened: Last March he was shooting in Somaliland and ran across a lioness.
IN AFRICAJOHN T. MCCUTCHEON
My new friend is as big as a lioness, and of the same sex—and would have one of them down in a moment, if she felt so inclined.
THE DEVIL-TREE OF EL DORADOFRANK AUBREY
Rushing to the breach, she fought with the desperate bravery of a lioness deprived of her cubs, slaying and wounding on all sides.
FEMALE WARRIORS, VOL. I (OF 2)ELLEN C. CLAYTON
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WORDS RELATED TO LIONESS

  • cat
  • cougar
  • felis leo
  • griffin
  • leo
  • lioness
  • puma
  • simba
  • wildcat
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.