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

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He had been down into the bottom-most pit of hell, and the sights that he had seen there had withered him up.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
He was especially well groomed, whereas Nibbetts was at once leonine, rugged, and nearly shabby.
THE TIGRESSANNE WARNER
He was still bearded, still rather leonine, but he was better groomed than in those days in India.
THE TIGRESSANNE WARNER
In spite of a lingering unkemptness, he was indeed a fine object to view—massive and leonine.
THE TIGRESSANNE WARNER
The top-most bud waits only through the twelve hours of a single day to open.
But the marchioness, standing erect with a leonine boldness, fixed him to his place with a scornful look.
His untrimmed beard, his bent head with its leonine mane of iron-gray hair, lent him an almost patriarchal look.
THE OPEN QUESTIONELIZABETH ROBINS
Then the Genius had entered the room—a fierce and sombre-looking man of sixty, with a leonine head and impatient eyes.
THE DEVOURERSANNIE VIVANTI CHARTRES
Her father had no son living, therefore she was an only child, and the most-sought-after of any maiden in that band.
Danton, in his leonine rle, was very fine upon this occasion.

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speciousadjective | [spee-shuhs ]SEE DEFINITION
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