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wolfish

[woo l-fish] /ˈwʊl fɪʃ/
adjective
1.
resembling a wolf, as in form or characteristics.
2.
characteristic of or befitting a wolf; fiercely rapacious.
Origin
1560-1570
1560-70; wolf + -ish1
Related forms
wolfishly, adverb
wolfishness, noun
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  • And alcohol, of course, is a wolfish stimulant in calm sheep's clothing.
  • Under no breeding pressure from humans, allowed to come and go as they wished, they retained their wolfish look and demeanor.

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