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synonyms for lupine

  • plant
  • fierce
  • rapacious
  • ravenous
  • wolfish
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How to use lupine in a sentence

A lavender-colored arctic lupine grows in decorative masses.
YOUR NATIONAL PARKSENOS A. MILLS
And what more thoroughly representative of cruelty, savageness, and treachery than a wolf, or even something partly lupine!
WERWOLVESELLIOTT O'DONNELL
Poppies and lupine and many others are the flower tradition of California but they are not what I mean here.
VIGNETTES OF SAN FRANCISCOALMIRA BAILEY
Like these creatures, it was canine in shape—lupine we should rather say—but of an exceedingly grotesque and ungainly figure.
THE BOY SLAVESMAYNE REID
There was something furtive and lupine about him that suggested the wild beast stalking its kill.
BRAND BLOTTERSWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
Only his peaked, lupine features were visible against the purple green of the laurel.
THE RED DEBTEVERETT MACDONALD
From the fields came a whiff of ripening grain, but the heavy fragrance of the yellow lupine overwhelmed it.
THE SONG OF SONGSHERMANN SUDERMANN
The eyes of Beaudry, held in dreadful fascination, clung to the lupine face behind the revolver.
THE SHERIFF'S SONWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
Surely, these swallows and ferns and lupine flowers are more ancient than the Acropolis.
THE BOOK OF KHALIDAMEEN RIHANI
Impelled by an urge within himself Ben suddenly knelt beside his lupine friend.
THE SKY LINE OF SPRUCEEDISON MARSHALL
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