lone


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lone

adjective alone, deserted, exclusive, first and last, individual, isolated, lonesome, one and only, only, singular, sole, solitary, unique
Associated concepts: lone dissenter
See also: exclusive, only, separate, singular, sole, solitary, unilateral
References in classic literature ?
I am a lone lorn creetur', and had much better not make myself contrary here.
The Lone Wolf must have sprung and missed his hold, for Mowgli heard the snap of his teeth and then a yelp as the Sambhur knocked him over with his forefoot.
Out upon the plain a lone horseman muttered a low curse as he saw the two disappear from sight.
Once the lone warrior caught an antagonist in the side with his hook, and drawing him close ran his sword through him.
Carthoris stood quite near the rail, ready to take sides with the new-comers should chance have it that they were Heliumites playing a bold stroke of strategy upon this lone Dusarian ship.
Below lay Numa beneath the shade of the lone tree and at the ape-man's call he staggered slowly to his feet, yet weak as he was, he still growled savagely, even essaying a roar at the sight of his enemy.
With an army at their call it were an easy thing to take a lone man, even though that man were the Devil of Torn.
There was scarcely time for more than a few hurried words before the train moved out from the queer little station, and with his head out of the window, Aynesworth waved his hand to the black-frocked child with her pale, eager face already stained with tears--a lone, strange little figure, full of a sort of plaintive grace as she stood there, against a background of milk cans, waving a crumpled handkerchief!
And howl he did, like a lone gray timber wolf, till the Virgin thrust her pretty fingers in her ears and shivered.
It was all very well for half a dozen wolves to drive a lynx, spitting and bristling, up a tree; but it was quite a different matter for a lone wolf to encounter a lynx--especially when the lynx was known to have a litter of hungry kittens at her back.
The Distinguished Naturalist made no immediate reply, but later, as in the shades of night they journeyed through the desolate vastness of the Great Lone Land, he broke the silence:
Within the hall all was gladness, but without on the lone moorland there stalked a grim monster, named Grendel, whose dark heart was filled with anger and hate.