tigerish


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resembling a tiger in fierceness and lack of mercy

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Among the older men were many whose features showed the tigerish, lawless souls within; but looking at the rank and file it was difficult to believe that these eager and open-faced young fellows were in very truth a dangerous gang of murderers, whose minds had suffered such complete moral perversion that they took a horrible pride in their proficiency at the business, and looked with deepest respect at the man who had the reputation of making what they called "a clean job.
These remarkable physiognomies brightened up on seeing Mitral, and their eyes gleamed with tigerish curiosity.
uk STOURBRIDGE suffered their first defeat of the season, despite mounting a second-half siege, as their makeshift side fell to a tigerish Sheffield display.
In a dominant period spanning half a decade, Dermot Weld's tigerish son of Definite Article raced 29 times in five countries, two hemispheres - only finishing out of the first four on three occasions.
8 JONATHAN HOGG A typically tigerish display from the anchor midfielder who never stops.
HE MIGHT be better known as the tigerish Welsh midfielder who racked up dozens of international caps in a lengthy Premier League career.
Neil (left), a tigerish midfielder with Barnsley, Mansfield and Hamilton, said: "I want to see a lot more passion and pride in our performance.
He came out of his area to try and clear the ball, but lost out to the tigerish Tom Buckley who then crossed for Anoruo to score into an unguarded net.
She was the star turn, relishing this vocally fearsome role and emphasizing the tigerish ferocity which made her a memorable WNO Tosca.
He said: "They always put on a tigerish performance against us – we don't expect anything different.
Meyler, born in Cork, signed a five-year contract with the club last season and has impressed Bruce with his tigerish displays.
South Africa looked in total control when they reached 124 for three after 31 overs but Broad's tigerish bowling soon took its toll as seven wickets fell for just 41 runs to hand England an unlikely victory.
DEFIANT Atherstone Town go to their Leighton counterparts tonight with their young, tigerish squad looking for more joy following a fine 2-1 decision at the expense of AFC Hayes at the weekend.
6 Adam Matthews ADDED little attacking threat, but if tigerish defending's your thing then he lets no-one down.
TIGERISH TIM: Tim Cahill and Carlisle United's Tom Taiwo challenge for possession in the midfield as referee Jon Moss looks on Pic by COLIN LANE