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synonyms for wolfish

  • atrocious
  • barbaric
  • brutal
  • cruel
  • heartless
  • inhuman
  • inhumane
  • rude
  • ruthless
  • sadistic
  • uncivilized
  • unsophisticated
  • vicious
  • vulgar
  • barbarian
  • brutish
  • coarse
  • ferocious
  • ignorant
  • monstrous
  • primitive
  • rough
  • truculent
  • uncivil
  • uncouth
  • uncultured
  • wicked
  • wild
  • plant
  • fierce
  • rapacious
  • ravenous
  • greedy
  • marauding
  • rapacious
  • voracious
  • bloodthirsty
  • carnivorous
  • depredatory
  • despoiling
  • hungry
  • hunting
  • plundering
  • predacious
  • predative
  • preying
  • raptorial
  • ravaging
  • ravening
  • thieving
  • vulturine
  • vulturous

antonyms for wolfish

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  • compassionate
  • considerate
  • cultured
  • feeling
  • gentle
  • humane
  • inoffensive
  • kind
  • merciful
  • nice
  • polished
  • polite
  • refined
  • sophisticated
  • sympathetic
  • civilized
  • educated
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        How to use wolfish in a sentence

        With wolfish eyes he saw her white hand close shrinkingly over the dead one on the table.
        THEY LOOKED AND LOVEDMRS. ALEX MCVEIGH MILLER
        I just can't look at those baking-powder biscuits without grabbing one; I'm that wolfish.
        DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
        The ocean wind tore at the windows with wolfish claws, savage to enter.
        WAYSIDE COURTSHIPSHAMLIN GARLAND
        And they were fastened with a wolfish glare on Sylvia's half-bared arm.
        FIFTY-TWO STORIES FOR GIRLSVARIOUS
        Even the prowling dogs in their wolfish hunger could not overcome a certain prejudice.
        THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
        You sum of treacheries, whose wolfish fangs Have torn our people's flesh—you shall not live!
        THE ONTARIO READERS: THE HIGH SCHOOL READER, 1886MINISTRY OF EDUCATION
        After many days of wolfish travel he saw signs of the vicinage of the Shoshone Indians.
        THE WAY OF AN INDIANFREDERIC REMINGTON
        We became very fond of the dogs despite their habit of howling at night and their wolfish ferocity.
        THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
        The mountaineer bent eagerly forward and clutched at the money with a wolfish haste of greed.
        THE CODE OF THE MOUNTAINSCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
        His father had in his rough way been fond of him, and Newt in an equally wolfish fashion had reciprocated the feeling.
        THE CODE OF THE MOUNTAINSCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
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        WORDS RELATED TO WOLFISH

        • atrocious
        • barbarian
        • barbaric
        • brutal
        • brutish
        • coarse
        • cruel
        • ferocious
        • heartless
        • ignorant
        • inhuman
        • inhumane
        • monstrous
        • primitive
        • rough
        • rude
        • ruthless
        • sadistic
        • truculent
        • uncivil
        • uncivilized
        • uncouth
        • uncultured
        • unsophisticated
        • vicious
        • vulgar
        • wicked
        • wild
        • wolfish
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