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lamblike

[ lam-lahyk ]

adjective

  1. like a lamb; gentle; meek.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of lamblike1

First recorded in 1590–1600; lamb + -like

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Example Sentences

The ideal man for whom I am looking will not be too lamblike, even in love.

Bob was strong and he might change his mind and be less lamblike before reaching his destination.

“No assurance, except a lamblike trust in your friendship,” said Croyden, with an amused smile.

Under its influence, the tender heart became stone, and the lamblike disposition gave way to one of tiger-like fierceness.

Of course, the warders never did such things, but were really of a very lamblike and gentle nature.

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