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In dictionary for phrase wolf was found total 14 words.


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wolf děvkař
wolf donchuán n:
wolf hltat v:
wolf hltat jako vlk v:
wolf kruťas n:
wolf sežrat v:
wolf sukničkář
wolf svůdník n:
wolf vlčí
wolf vlk n:
Wolf Vlk GB
Wolf Vlk obecný GB
Wolf Vlk
Wolf Vlk obecný


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WolfAny one of several species of wild and savage carnivores belonging to the genus Canis and closely allied to the common dog. The best-known and most destructive species are the European wolf (Canis lupus), the American gray, or timber, wolf (C. occidentalis), and the prairie wolf, or coyote. Wolves often hunt in packs, and may thus attack large animals and even man.
WolfOne of the destructive, and usually hairy, larvae of several species of beetles and grain moths; as, the bee wolf.
WolfFig.: Any very ravenous, rapacious, or destructive person or thing; especially, want; starvation; as, they toiled hard to keep the wolf from the door.
WolfA white worm, or maggot, which infests granaries.
WolfAn eating ulcer or sore. Cf. Lupus.
WolfThe harsh, howling sound of some of the chords on an organ or piano tuned by unequal temperament.
WolfIn bowed instruments, a harshness due to defective vibration in certain notes of the scale.
WolfA willying machine.


wildcat, beast, brute, savage, Wolf, Hugo Wolf, Friedrich August Wolf, Wolf, skirt chaser, woman chaser, masher, wolf down,
Wolf, Hugo Wolf, Friedrich August Wolf, woman chaser, skirt chaser, masher, beast, savage, brute, wildcat, aggressor, assailant, assaulter, attacker, canid, canine, classical scholar, classicist, composer, philanderer, womaniser, womanizer,


Nothing antonyms found for term: wolf

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n. & v. --n. (pl. wolves) 1 a wild flesh-eating tawny-grey mammal related to the dog, esp. Canis lupus, preying on sheep etc. and hunting in packs. 2 sl. a man given to seducing women. 3 a rapacious or greedy person. 4 Mus. a a jarring sound from some notes in a bowed instrument. b an out-of-tune effect when playing certain chords on old organs (before the present 'equal temperament' was in use). (often foll. by down) devour (food) greedily. øcry wolf raise repeated false alarms (so that a genuine one is disregarded). have (or hold) a wolf by the ears be in a precarious position. keep the wolf from the door avert hunger or starvation. lone wolf a person who prefers to act alone. throw to the wolves sacrifice without compunction. wolf-cub 1 a young wolf. 2 Brit. the former name for a Cub Scout. wolf-fish any large voracious blenny of the genus Anarrhichas. wolf in sheep's clothing a hostile person who pretends friendship. wolf-pack an attacking group of submarines or aircraft. wolf's-milk spurge. wolf-spider any ground-dwelling spider of the family Lycosidae, hunting instead of trapping its prey. wolf-whistle n. a sexually admiring whistle by a man to a woman. --v.intr. make a wolf-whistle. øøwolfish adj. wolfishly adv. wolflike adj. & adv. [OE wulf f. Gmc],

Use in sentenses

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Wolf , for example , argues that financial markets have adopted a head - in - the - sand focus on the “ long run of small gains , ” ignoring the “ occasional calamity ” in advance , while losses will be attributed after the fact to “ unforeseeable bad luck . ” Wolf například tvrdí , že finanční trhy strčily hlavu do písku , osvojily si zaměření na \„ dlouhodobý zisk nízkých výnosů “ a předem ignorují \„ občasnou kalamitu “ , přičemž ztráty se následně připíší na vrub \„ nepředvídatelným nepříznivým okolnostem “
Wolfensohn made some progress , but it was not enough , especially when the United States , Israel , and the European Union chose to starve the Palestinians financially after Hamas won its unexpected victory in the January 2006 Palestinian elections . Wolfensohn udělal jistý pokrok , ale nestačilo to , zejména když se Spojené státy , Izrael a Evropská unie rozhodly Palestince finančně vyhladovět poté , co v palestinských volbách v lednu 2006 nečekaně zvítězil Hamás
Wolfensohn quit in frustration . Wolfensohn s pocitem zmaru odešel
Wolfensohn left a successful business career to lead the global campaign against poverty . Wolfensohn opustil úspěšnou obchodní kariéru , aby vedl celosvětové tažení proti chudobě
Wolfensohn led the World Bank onto the cutting edge of every important development debate , and was at the forefront of the effort to combat HIV / AIDS , as well as other deadly diseases that threaten so many impoverished countries . Wolfensohn Světovou banku dovedl na špici všech významných rozvojových debat a byl v popředí boje proti HIV / AIDS a dalším smrtelným nemocem , jež ohrožují tolik zbídačených zemí
Wolfensohn ’ s insistence that corruption be confronted as part of the development process was another valuable step forward . Dalším cenným krokem vpřed bylo to , že Wolfensohn trval na tom , aby se v rámci rozvojového procesu čelilo korupci
Wolfowitz and the World Bank at Bay Wolfowitz a Světová banka v koutě
Wolfowitz ’ s pre - Bank claim to fame was his role as an architect of the Iraq war , arguably one of the greatest strategic debacles since Napoleon ’ s invasion of Russia . Wolfowitzova proslulost se před nástupem do SB opírala o jeho úlohu strůjce irácké války , zřetelně jednoho z největších strategických debaklů od Napoleonova vpádu do Ruska
Wolfowitz may target democracy . Wolfowitzovým cílem může být demokracie
Wolfgang Schäuble Wolfgang Schäuble
Wolfgang Schäuble , was formerly German Minister of the Interior and Chairman of the Christian Democratic Union . Wolfgang Schäuble je bývalým ministrem vnitra SRN a předsedou Křesťansko - demokratické unie
Wolfensohn meant it when he said that he wanted to put the country in the driver ’ s seat , though not everyone within the Bank was as enthusiastic about this ( or some of his other ) initiatives . Wolfensohn hovořil upřímně , když řekl , že chce předat kormidlo přímo dané zemi , ačkoli ne všichni ve Světové bance byli touto iniciativou ( a některými jeho dalšími iniciativami ) nadšeni
Wolfowitz ’ s nomination seemed to be part of that effort . Wolfowitzova nominace se jevila jako součást tohoto úsilí

Merrian-Webster dictionary

Term Word class Description
wolf noung; from the howling sound a (1) : dissonance in some chords on organs, pianos, or other instruments with fixed tones tuned by unequal temperament (2) : an instance of such dissonance b : a harshness due to faulty vibration in various tones in a bowed instrument
wolf transitive verbto eat greedily DEVOUR

Use phrase in quotation

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Jerry Saltz Wolfgang Tillman's stunning large-scale pictures, being shown for the first time, were so offhand I failed to see them as art.

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