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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.
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.
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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