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  • as indwarf
  • as inrunt

synonyms for homunculus

  • gnome
  • goblin
  • gremlin
  • hobgoblin
  • troll
  • brownie
  • elf
  • imp
  • leprechaun
  • pixie
  • puck
  • sprite
  • Lilliputian
  • Tom Thumb
  • dwarfling

antonyms for homunculus

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  • giant
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    How to use homunculus in a sentence

    Homunculus denotes the weak and powerless being called man, with reference to the whole race, in opp.
    DDERLEIN'S HAND-BOOK OF LATIN SYNONYMESLUDWIG DDERLEIN
    We are far ahead of Tristram Shandy, nowadays; the inferiority of the homunculus is no mere matter of accident or interruption.
    THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF LAFCADIO HEARN, VOLUME 1ELIZABETH BISLAND
    The word imports what the Latins call homunculus, the Italians homunceletino, and the English mannikin.
    THE BEST OF THE WORLD'S CLASSICS, RESTRICTED TO PROSE. VOLUME III (OF X) - GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND IFRANCIS W. HALSEY
    Then came a yelling, a crashing among the branches, and a little pink homunculus rushed by us shrieking.
    THE ISLAND OF DOCTOR MOREAUH. G. WELLS
    You men of the nineteenth century know only by reputation of our attempts to produce an homunculus, and a perpetuum mobile naturæ.
    THE MAGIC OF THE MIDDLE AGESVIKTOR RYDBERG
    He dubs himself garrulus, presumptuosus, homunculus vilissimae qualitatis, who caps his impudence by writing unrequested.
    THE MEDIAEVAL MIND (VOLUME I OF II)HENRY OSBORN TAYLOR
    He satisfied himself that the brain of this homunculus was discernible.
    A FEW WORDS ABOUT THE DEVILCHARLES BRADLAUGH
    This Rabbi is said to have created an Homunculus which became so troublesome that it had to be incarcerated.
    FROM A TERRACE IN PRAGUELIEUT.-COL. B. GRANVILLE BAKER
    The homunculus in the glass sphere in Doctor Wilhelm's cabin appeared again.
    ATLANTISGERHART HAUPTMANN
    If the homunculus who wrote this be still above ground, how devoutly must he hope he may be able to keep in the background!
    A BUDGET OF PARADOXES, VOLUME I (OF II)AUGUSTUS DE MORGAN
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    WORDS RELATED TO HOMUNCULUS

    • Lilliputian
    • Tom Thumb
    • brownie
    • dwarfling
    • elf
    • gnome
    • goblin
    • gremlin
    • hobgoblin
    • homunculus
    • imp
    • leprechaun
    • pixie
    • puck
    • sprite
    • troll
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