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noun as in dwarf

noun as in runt

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In Sentient, we learn that spread across the human brain we can find a “sensory homunculus,” a touch map of the body with supersize areas corresponding to our hands and lips, reflecting the density of touch sensors in these zones.

Homunculus whales at this interval, erupting from a patch of ocean without pattern.

My scanned homunculus, dick and all, surely will appear online then go viral.

Homunculus denotes the weak and powerless being called man, with reference to the whole race, in opp.

We are far ahead of Tristram Shandy, nowadays; the inferiority of the homunculus is no mere matter of accident or interruption.

The word imports what the Latins call homunculus, the Italians homunceletino, and the English mannikin.

Then came a yelling, a crashing among the branches, and a little pink homunculus rushed by us shrieking.

You men of the nineteenth century know only by reputation of our attempts to produce an homunculus, and a perpetuum mobile naturæ.


On this page you'll find 25 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to homunculus, such as: gnome, goblin, gremlin, hobgoblin, troll, and brownie.

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