dwarf


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Synonyms for dwarf

tower above or over

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tower above or over

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gnome

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Synonyms for dwarf

Synonyms for dwarf

a legendary creature resembling a tiny old man

a plant or animal that is atypically small

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make appear small by comparison

check the growth of

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References in classic literature ?
At this stage of the process, some one of the party suggested feathers; but the suggestion was at once overruled by the dwarf, who soon convinced the eight, by ocular demonstration, that the hair of such a brute as the ourang-outang was much more efficiently represented by flu.
The arrangements of the room had been left to Trippetta's superintendence; but, in some particulars, it seems, she had been guided by the calmer judgment of her friend the dwarf.
While they were thus situated, the dwarf, who had followed noiselessly at their heels, inciting them to keep up the commotion, took hold of their own chain at the intersection of the two portions which crossed the circle diametrically and at right angles.
It came from the fang -- like teeth of the dwarf, who ground them and gnashed them as he foamed at the mouth, and glared, with an expression of maniacal rage, into the upturned countenances of the king and his seven companions.
The dwarf seized his opportunity, and once more spoke:
Owing to the high combustibility of both the flax and the tar to which it adhered, the dwarf had scarcely made an end of his brief speech before the work of vengeance was complete.
He remained silent, following her with his eyes, until she had gained her little room and closed the door; and then turning to the dwarf, said abruptly,
Without waiting for the permission he sought, Mr Swiveller stepped up to the dwarf, and leaning on his shoulder and stooping down to get at his ear, said in a voice which was perfectly audible to all present,
said the dwarf with a sour look and a shrug of his shoulders, 'so much for dear relations.
the dwarf watched him sharply, while he passed into the little sitting-room and locked it in an iron safe above the chimney-piece; and after musing for a short space, prepared to take his leave, observing that unless he made good haste, Mrs Quilp would certainly be in fits on his return.
There are about 40 species of dwarf mistletoe in the genus Arceuthobium, and each species attacks a specific species of tree.
While the mechanism that might destroy the white dwarf isnt clear, "the idea isnt pure speculation," says lead author Rosanne Di Stefano of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics.
These new radio observations, which are the highest sensitivity of their kind ever undertaken, reveal that within a well-defined boundary around our Galaxy, dwarf galaxies are completely devoid of hydrogen gas; beyond this point, dwarf galaxies are teeming with star-forming material.
Participants at the August 2012 workshop share recent results from the Kepler survey and earth-based observatories, the discovery of low mass white dwarfs, and simulations of DA white dwarfs, DQ white dwarfs, and white dwarf mergers.
PANTO bosses are planning a production of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs without the dwarfs.