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Synonyms for catlike

so slow, deliberate, and secret as to escape observation

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With lowered head and catlike purr, it came slinking to the girl's feet.
His body turned a half-somersault in the air, and he would have landed on his back had he not twisted, catlike, still in the air, in the effort to bring his feet to the earth.
She arose with catlike ease and suddenness to her full height, her eyes flashing, her nostrils quivering like a deer's.
And now Buto was upon him, the massive head lowered and the long, heavy horn inclined for the frightful work for which nature had designed it; but as he struck upward, his weapon raked only thin air, for the ape-man had sprung lightly aloft with a catlike leap that carried him above the threatening horn to the broad back of the rhinoceros.
Though the couch carnage has yet to be remedied, Rose says the cameras give her a sense of security, and Rocco's other antics, such as catlike perching on the back of the sofa, provide a chuckle for her and her friends.
The Eastern-inspired lands of Elder Scrolls Online: Elsweyr, home to the catlike Kahjiit, can't match the fanservice of 2017's return to Morrowind, but the tangled jungles and scattered ruins certainly outclass Summerset's sunny uplands.
The Easterninspired lands of Elder Scrolls Online: Elsweyr, home to the catlike Kahjiit, can't match the fan-service of 2017's return to Morrowind, but the tangled jungles and scattered ruins certainly outclass Summerset's sunny uplands.
The Eastern-inspired lands of Elder Scrolls Online: Elsweyr, home to the catlike Kahjiit, can't match the fan-service of 2017's return to Morrowind, but the tangled jungles and scattered ruins certainly outclass Summerset's sunny uplands.
Many of these objects have been used and loved by humans for centuries, although some are "newer" than others--such as civet coffee, made from coffee beans digested and expelled by a catlike creature in Southeast Asia.
I don't think we voted anybody / out, but you, you were borderline.' / Restoring my Spanish left me unable to master another language, the catlike / rapid swats of hard-assing.
His catlike reflexes dug Albion out of many holes, although he was unable to reproduce his penalty-saving heroics in the play-offs.
Light clusters are neat and catlike, sitting above a deep air scoop.
But this is not high drama and the pace was maintained while, catlike, the couple suspiciously circle around each other as they make their way to their separate bedrooms.
"I don't know, but they look like wildcats."Before the catlike animals took up ownership of the quarters, the caves were a safe hideout for Mau Mau fighters during the struggle for independence.
Celeb collectors like Kimora Lee Simmons and Paris Hilton discuss their love for the catlike girl-apparently, she isn't feline-whose image is emblazoned on countless pricey items.