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adjective as in lupine

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With wolfish eyes he saw her white hand close shrinkingly over the dead one on the table.

I just can't look at those baking-powder biscuits without grabbing one; I'm that wolfish.

The ocean wind tore at the windows with wolfish claws, savage to enter.

And they were fastened with a wolfish glare on Sylvia's half-bared arm.

Even the prowling dogs in their wolfish hunger could not overcome a certain prejudice.


On this page you'll find 278 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to wolfish, such as: atrocious, barbaric, brutal, cruel, heartless, and inhuman.

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