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

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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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. At his suggestion it was that, on this occasion, the chandelier was removed.
As it was, a general rush was made for the doors; but the king had ordered them to be locked immediately upon his entrance; and, at the dwarf's suggestion, the keys had been deposited with him.
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.
'Hope so!' echoed the dwarf, approaching close to his ear;
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.
The discovery was made by an international team of astronomers who had been utilizing the (http://www.spacetelescope.org/) Hubble to observe some of the oldest and faintest white dwarf stars within the globular cluster NGC 6752.
2 Red Dwarf XII boasts a series of star guests, including The Inbetweeners James Buckley, Johnny Vegas, The Hobbit's Ryan Gage and Helen George of Call the Midwife.
When all the machines on Red Dwarf go on strike Rimmer and Kryten hold a presidential election, and The Cat faces an identity crisis when he discovers he needs glasses.
It isn't a brown dwarf exactly with a mass 12 times Jupiter's, OST44 lies right on the planet-brown dwarf boundary.
The newly found dwarf, designated d1005+68, belongs to a nearby galaxy group known as the M81 Group.