diminutive

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a word that is formed with a suffix (such as -let or -kin) to indicate smallness

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In a small, book-crammed apartment in Tbilisi live three generations of women: the diminutively imperious grandmother, Eka (Esther Gorintin), the perpetually exasperated, middle-aged daughter, Marina (Nino Khomassouridze) and sweet-faced, studious young Ada (Dinara Droukarova), who like so many grandchildren skips a generation in her familial allegiance.
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With its multiple twists, most of the drama is in part two, with both the diminutively sexy Patel and even the usually dull Deol showing good chemistry.
The species have Andean distributions mostly in mid to high elevations and are characterized by their shrubby or diminutively arborescent habits, dimorphic shoots, and panroporare pollen.
Among goannas, the little lizard is too small actually to be a true exemplar of the species that it diminutively and accurately resembles, but from which it fatefully is distanced by its lack of fat and length and girth.
On a cursory viewing, Thomas Nozkowski's paintings appear as competent, attractive, diminutively sized abstractions, which is exactly why they deserve more than a brief look.
The novel's most injurious working conditions are those that begin the novel, with Rosa Cold field struggling diminutively in the office's "too tall chair in which she resembled a crucified child" (4).
Lebanese elements, however, lie diminutively against what is fundamentally an exhibition of Western modernist art.
A certain amount of suffering - what people diminutively call teenage angst - is necessary.