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adjective as in miniature, tiny

noun as in (in folklore) a small being having magic powers

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That’s a heck of a number, considering that Tesla posted a loss of $862 million in 2019, and generated a modest $799 million in free cash flow—a figure dwarfed 462 to 1 by its market cap.

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It happened on July 14, 2015, when NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft flew behind dwarf planet Pluto on its way out of the solar system, and there are no plans for it to happen ever again.

A different type, red dwarfs, outnumber all other stars put together.

One international group of scientists is already proposing a mission called Calathus that would collect a sample from Ceres’s Occator crater to help assess how habitable the dwarf planet really is.

Whether or not competitive eaters ever reach that limit, the scale of improvement “completely dwarfs other athletic achievements,” Smoliga says.

Another group of mistletoes, dwarf mistletoes, does things a bit differently.

“Dwarf mistletoe is freaky, freaky, freaky stuff,” says David Watson, an ecologist at Charles Sturt University in Australia.

And he was followed by each one of them until the seventh dwarf looked at his bed and saw Little Snow White lying there asleep.

The city is incredibly violent for its size, on par with metropolises that dwarf the town.

If they succeed, their dismantling of the ACA will dwarf everything else that has happened in our era.

The third night, it being Christmas, this same dwarf returned to the chamber where I slept.

The dwarf who had watched her came back again on his raven followed this time by a crowd of little men.

These dwarf trees are very prevalent in their gardens, and preferred to the most magnificent and shady trees of a natural size.

And having embraced the venerable dwarf, he emerged out of the well roaring with laughter.

Musa was swinging from his saddle, and grasping in no gentle grip the cloak of the dwarf Zeyneb.


On this page you'll find 71 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dwarf, such as: miniature, mini, baby, diminutive, dwarfish, and petite.

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