Adjectives for Lions | Words to describe Lions


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  • 1. So they deliberately set to work to make square carpets with silver lions on a red ground, with a red and white border of various animals! 🔊
  • 2. The three laughing little lions would now sing the ode the bob-tailed sheep-dog had composed, with the general permission of the company. 🔊
  • 3. All last night the roar at intervals could be heard far and near; the man-eating lions are the only ones these people greatly fear. 🔊
  • 4. And the monarchs entered the amphitheatre decorated with golden pillars and a lofty portal arch, like mighty lions entering the mountain wilds. 🔊
  • 5. The surging mob on the outside was roaring like a million hungry lions in an Arbestan run at slaughter time. 🔊
  • 6. The winged lions and bulls with the heads of men, the angels and cherubim, recall to mind passages of scriptural and pagan history. 🔊
  • 7. In such a record of personals as this, it is fortunate both for the author and his readers if he has never been one of those literary lions who are merely histrionic creatures of society. 🔊
  • 8. At last the door leading to the yard was opened and the dogs raced and tumbled out, looking like great, tawny lions and cubs rushing from stone cages. 🔊
  • 9. This throne is a large platform, with a very high back and parapets of bold stone fretwork, supported on marble lions and other figures, and is ascended by three or four steps. 🔊
  • 10. Real drawbacks seem seldom mentioned, but imaginary lions in the way offer unlimited scope to Oriental fancy, and help to create a thrilling drama of destruction. 🔊
  • 11. There were many lions in the vicinity, he added; and promised that his friend the Caid should treat us to a lion-hunt on our return, if we came back this way. 🔊
  • 12. It was a genuine throne, of very old and quaint workmanship, beautifully carved, with couchant lions on the arms, and guarding the steps, and had probably been obtained from some slaver who traded in the north. 🔊
  • 13. If this does not cure him he must visit a graveyard on the night of the full moon, and pass seven times under the body of one of the sculptured lions on the graves, repeating an Arabic prayer. 🔊
  • 14. A steep flight of granite steps, weedy in the interstices of the old stone, and terminating in a pair of couchant lions at the base, led down to the middle terrace, which was called the upper garden. 🔊
  • 15. Sulla put a hundred lions into the arena, but Julius Caesar topped that with four hundred and Pompey that with six hundred, plus over four hundred leopards and twenty elephants. 🔊

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