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  • adj. Resembling a spear.


spear +‎ -like (Wiktionary)


  • Even the name is a little chilling, recalling a medieval spearlike weapon as well as a ferocious fish.

    Try Pike On The Fly

  • She gazed upon those chiseled granite features, the sharp angle of his jaw, the stubborn chin, the hooded eyes whose flinty gaze could penetrate with spearlike precision.

    Earl of Durkness

  • Research associate Craig Lee said the spearlike wooden dart had been frozen in an ice sheet for 10,000 years and became bowed as the ice melted.

    Defendant pleads guilty in plot to bomb JFK Airport

  • One long spearlike hand aimed at twelve, the other, shorter hand at eleven.


  • The war wagons were mobile walls of metal, each crowned with a spearlike palisade.

    Guild Wars: Ghosts of Ascalon

  • Two guards stood against a tall carved wooden door, long spearlike pikes and machine guns crossed in front of their chests.

    The Three Furies

  • Seeing his opening, Tas thrust the pointed end of his hoopak, spearlike, straight for Denzil's chest.


  • Intricate, with rows of spearlike spires or deep archways, these were the homes of the high nobility.


  • The outermost layers of Leaf's Choir had been picked over by charcoal harvesters for centuries, and now consisted mostly of long spearlike trunks, denuded of branches, that wove and curved through the air for hundreds of feet at a time.

    Sun of Suns

  • Huge and stuffed with glassy spearlike teeth, the mouth beckoned his gaze.



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