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dwarf

dwarf

 
pronunciation:
dworf
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
inflections: dwarfs, dwarves
definition 1: a person who is much smaller than usual.
antonyms:
giant
similar words:
midget
definition 2: a plant or animal that is much smaller than usual.
synonyms:
miniature
antonyms:
giant
similar words:
midget
definition 3: a small, ugly, and oddly shaped little man in fairy tales and legends. Dwarfs have magical powers.
synonyms:
elf, fairy
antonyms:
giant
similar words:
gnome, goblin, leprechaun, pixy, troll
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: dwarfed, dwarfing, dwarfs
definition: to cause to appear small by being huge in comparison.
The new skyscraper dwarfed the buildings around it.
synonyms:
diminish
similar words:
dominate
derivations: dwarfish (adj.), dwarfishly (adv.), dwarfishness (n.)
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