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synonyms for lionlike

  • big-name
  • distinguished
  • esteemed
  • famed
  • high-ranking
  • illustrious
  • noted
  • outstanding
  • preeminent
  • prominent
  • renowned
  • well-known
  • VIP
  • august
  • big-gun
  • big-league
  • big-time
  • celeb
  • celebrated
  • celebrious
  • conspicuous
  • dominant
  • elevated
  • exalted
  • grand
  • great
  • high
  • leonine
  • lofty
  • name
  • noble
  • notable
  • noteworthy
  • of note
  • page-oner
  • paramount
  • prestigious
  • redoubted
  • star
  • superior
  • superstar

antonyms for lionlike

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  • common
  • inconspicuous
  • inferior
  • insignificant
  • obscure
  • ordinary
  • unimportant
  • unknown
  • unremarkable
  • disrespected
  • undistinguished
  • unnotable
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How to use lionlike in a sentence

In vain the Chief Justice rose, his lionlike face livid with anger, pounded for order, and commanded the galleries to be cleared.
THE CLANSMANTHOMAS DIXON
His uniform was not too bright and he was an imposing figure—lionlike was the simile that occurred to Prescott.
BEFORE THE DAWNJOSEPH ALEXANDER ALTSHELER
A magnificent fellow he is too, with his bushy orange fur and lionlike head.
CONCERNING CATSHELEN M. WINSLOW
With a roar that was almost lionlike in its ferocity, he again hurled himself at the man.
THE CALL OF THE WILDJACK LONDON
The foxy or feline element was small in a nature, into which so much magnanimity, supposed to be lionlike, entered.
HOMES OF AMERICAN STATESMENVARIOUS
We forget that God must sometimes, even when He is saving us, seem lionlike and cruel.
THE BOOK OF ISAIAH, VOLUME I (OF 2)GEORGE ADAM SMITH
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