Leonine


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Leonine

1. connected with one of the popes called Leo
2. Leonine City a district of Rome on the right bank of the Tiber fortified by Pope Leo IV
3. of or relating to certain prayers in the Mass prescribed by Pope Leo XIII (1810--1903; pope 1878--1903)
4. 
a. a type of medieval hexameter or elegiac verse having internal rhyme
b. a type of English verse with internal rhyme
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The objects in this part highlight, among other things, the representation of kingship--enthroned Buddhas, throne crossbars, the wheel of law, preaching Buddhas, lions and the leonine motif.
Let's be clear, were it not for my positive Leonine nature, I'd be screeching 'hold on a cotton-picking minute, you prehistoric misogynists
In fact, the only thing predictable about the leonine Geordie comedian is how utterly unpredictable he is.
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Basil, who had remained throughout the proceedings in a state of Napoleonic calm, which might be more accurately described as a state of Napoleonic stupidity, suddenly lifted his leonine head.
Donohoe's delivery of the solo part was formidable, crisply articulated, dynamics beautifully judged (though what state the piano was in at the end I can't imagine), and leonine at the crowning conclusion.
The way my hair is, if I get out of the shower and put a beanie on or something, it just kind of lays,'' said Padalecki, whose leonine tresses are one of the show's trademarks.
In 1963, Muhl embarked on his first "material action," Degradation of a Venus, featuring a live model, rubbish, paint, and sheets, and the artist as a leonine master of ceremonies.
That is because you are older, little one," answers Lewis' leonine stand-in for the divine.
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