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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishleoninele‧o‧nine /ˈliːənaɪn/ adjective literary  HBAHBHlike a lion in character or appearance
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leonineHis leonine aspect and the mischievous twinkle in his eye made his appearance as arresting as his personality.His appearance only enhanced his reputation, a leonine head, steel-grey hair, sharp, shrewd eyes.The dentist had a fine leonine head, the hair fair and abundant.He took a second to raise the visor of his leonine helmet.a leonine mane of hairHe made toys that parodied her innocent amusements and those of her brothers and she trembled when he raised his leonine voice.
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