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synonyms for wolfish

  • greedy
  • marauding
  • rapacious
  • voracious
  • bloodthirsty
  • carnivorous
  • depredatory
  • despoiling
  • hungry
  • hunting
  • pillaging
  • plundering
  • predacious
  • predative
  • preying
  • raptorial
  • ravaging
  • ravening
  • thieving
  • vulturine
  • vulturous
  • covetous
  • devouring
  • greedy
  • gross
  • insatiable
  • omnivorous
  • prodigious
  • rapacious
  • ravenous
  • starved
  • starving
  • edacious
  • hoggish
  • piggish
  • gorging
  • gourmandizing
  • never full
  • piggy
  • ravening
  • unquenchable
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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
  • covetous
  • devouring
  • edacious
  • gorging
  • gourmandizing
  • greedy
  • gross
  • hoggish
  • insatiable
  • never full
  • omnivorous
  • piggish
  • piggy
  • prodigious
  • rapacious
  • ravening
  • ravenous
  • starved
  • starving
  • unquenchable
  • wolfish
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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