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With the future of their species at stake, three diminutive astronauts — Brittany, Alph, and Captain Charlie — set off in a treehouse-sized spaceship, hoping to filch every last piece of fruit they can find on PNF-404’s surface.

Hydrogen’s diminutive size lets electrons get closer to the nodes of the lattice, augmenting their interactions with the vibrations.

In 2011, scientists found the sculptors — the diminutive males of what was then a new species of Torquigener pufferfish.

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a diminutive yet towering women’s rights champion who became the court’s second female justice, died Friday at her home in Washington.

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From the diminutive Pathfinder rover back in 1997 to the twin sisters Spirit and Opportunity, and the still-roaming Curiosity—the effective older sibling of Perseverance in design and scale.

Her style, much like her diminutive nickname, is best described as “Hamptons twee”—preppy and peppy.

Tyrion, now on the lam for patricide by crossbow, is destined for an unknown foreign port like a diminutive Edward Snowden.

Similar to the Space Shuttle in appearance, the diminutive X-37B is about a quarter the size of the old shuttles.

Edmund Morgan, 97 Diminutive, almost elfin in appearance, he bestrode his field like a colossus.

The diminutive history teacher turned soldier once said he learned his trade in the bush.

A light-colored mulatto boy, in dress coat and bearing a diminutive silver tray for the reception of cards, admitted them.

A very diminutive man, instructing his young son, told him if he neglected his learning he would never grow tall.

Its diminutive size and its unpopularity, however, prevent its general culture in this country.

Yet this diminutive building served the needs of the place from the days of Edward VI.

Its very diminutive stove stands near to its extremely small door, which is in close proximity to its unusually little window.

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On this page you'll find 76 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to diminutive, such as: little, mini, miniature, minuscule, minute, and petite.

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