Adjectives for Lion | Words to describe Lion


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  • 1. It is said that West was offered five hundred dollars for a red lion sign-board he had painted in his youth. 🔊
  • 2. The great Numidian lion had broken from his cage, and the life of every one in the audience was in peril. 🔊
  • 3. If the creature came at him, there were the four legs in his face; and soon the chair came to represent boundless power to that ignorant lion. 🔊
  • 4. But at last he began also, when the other lion appeared, and a terrible fight began, their strong bones cracking. 🔊
  • 5. Almost at their feet lay the great white wolf, the yellow lion, and the shaggy bear, all snoring in concert. 🔊
  • 6. One of these imitates a rampant lion standing on his hind legs, and delivering water from his mouth; another a serpent nearly upright. 🔊
  • 7. Peechy Prauw shrunk quietly back like a man who had unwarily stolen upon the lair of a sleeping lion. 🔊
  • 8. A fine lion in marble, twenty feet in length, was taken from this temple, either by this or a similar marauding. 🔊
  • 9. The two giraffes, on hearing the first lion roar, had trotted off, or they would probably have soon been attacked. 🔊
  • 10. On the side of this log, almost on top, were two enormous lion tracks, imprinted in the mantle of snow. 🔊
  • 11. This particular lion happened to be very hungry and very daring; there were not many hunters in that country, and so Kwaneet had suffered. 🔊
  • 12. There he sat with staring, bloodshot eyes, his head resting on his elbows, like a poor, mortally-wounded lion. 🔊
  • 13. The black brows drew down forbodingly, the dark eyes reminded Mm of a caged lion ready to spring if an opportunity offered. 🔊
  • 14. If one of them is killed on the work, or by a stray lion, or in a fight, I have him embalmed by my own embalmers and plant him like a man. 🔊
  • 15. The chief object of interest is the Lion Mound, an artificial hill surmounted by the figure of a large lion. 🔊
  • 16. But the attempt had not succeeded, and the escaped lion had both the will and the power to turn upon his pursuers and teach them respect for the laws. 🔊
  • 17. But that's not saying that you dislike Billy Downs, or that he won't grow up to be a social lion some day. 🔊
  • 18. A frowsy-looking mouse had bearded a gorgeous lion, and told him the simple truth about himself, which more timorous animals were content to whisper behind his back. 🔊
  • 19. The lion was accepted in early times as a symbol of the resurrection because the young lion was believed always to be born dead, but was awakened to vitality by the breath, the tongue, and roaring of its sire. 🔊
  • 20. At length, to his great surprise, a huge overgrown lion entered at the mouth of the cave, and seeing a man at the upper end of it, immediately made towards him. 🔊
  • 21. In the big Lion car in the castle garage he could make Southampton in time enough for the White Star liner which went out tomorrow. 🔊
  • 22. And during all these weary months he had drawn a melancholy picture of himself as a wounded lion, creeping into the jungle to hide its hurts, when, truth be known, he had taken the ways of the jackass for a model. 🔊
  • 23. Immediately there appeared where the Ogre had been seated, an enormous lion, roaring, and lashing with its tail, and looking as though it meant to gobble the cat up in a trice. 🔊
  • 24. As he did so there was a fierce, guttural growl from the bush nearest to him, a lightning-like flash of a yellow body, and in an instant he lay there beside the zebra, a great yellow-maned lion standing over him. 🔊
  • 25. On the right-hand hillock stood a male lion, full maned, his forelegs well apart and the dark tuft on the end of his tail appearing every instant to one side or the other as he switched it cat-fashion. 🔊
  • 26. What was my horror just then to see a huge elephant, with trunk uplifted, burst out from among the trees on one side, while, at the same moment, a large lion approached with stealthy steps on the other. 🔊
  • 27. The yellow eyes of this American lion flared and glanced in a streak of sunshine shot downwards through the bush, and it was this probably which dimmed his vision, for he made no attempt to spring forward. 🔊
  • 28. Hagen sprang up like a wounded lion, the sword shone in his mighty hand, and with one blow the head of the innocent royal child was tossed into the lap of his mother Kriemhilde. 🔊
  • 29. Don't you know, how in the stories it is always in a terrific gale that the caged lion or gorilla or python breaks loose and terrorizes the ship? 🔊
  • 30. St. George; then they advanced to where Ridgwell and Christine stood beside the Pleasant-Faced Lion. 🔊
  • 31. His exploits were depicted on cylinder seals of the Sumerian period, and he is shown wrestling with a lion as Hercules wrestled with the monstrous lion in the valley of Nemea. 🔊
  • 32. I bet a thousand sesterces on that little Numidian lion; but the rascal killed him as he sprang, with one sword-thrust, and I lost my thousand sesterces. 🔊
  • 33. A large lion named Nero was one of Rosa's pets, and he often lay in the studio while she painted her pictures. 🔊
  • 34. A ruddy lion there, a suitor bold, 🔊
  • 35. ADAPTED BY M. FRERE Once upon a time, in a great jungle, there lived a great lion. 🔊

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