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dwarf

verb control, dominate, minimize, rise above, stunt, tower over
Associated concepts: federal government's laws dwarfing state laws, supremacy clause
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He wants to establish the first association for dwarves in Egypt, located in Alexandria.
And, of course, there is a multitude of grotesques on view - the battlescarred orcs on the backs of gigantic, slavering wolves, goblins that dwell in a nightmarish subterranean kingdom, and misshapen trolls who argue over the best way to prepare and cook dwarves.
There's plenty of time for a couple of songs before the party finally sets off, the dwarves led by Thorin Oakenshield (Richard Armitage) and including Ken Stott, James Nesbitt and Aiden Turner.
Teaming up with Gandalf and an oddball band of dwarves - who include James Nesbitt in their number - Bilbo soon finds himself heading towards the wastelands of the Lonely Mountain.
The Association for the Welfare of Dwarves in Alexandria has operated without a permit for the past 12 years, and once accepted it will be the first formally recognised organisation protecting the rights of dwarves in the Arab world.
BEST BIT: The Queen unleashes giant marionettes on the dwarves.
The pair were filming a trailer to raise backing for a feature film titled ShortFellas, which is being touted as a heist movie set in Newcastle, where five dwarves set out to rob a bank.
According to The Guardian, The Children of Hurin features different characters and settings from the Lord of the Rings trilogy, including elves, wizards, dragons and dwarves.
Jena, her older sister Tatiana, and her younger sisters Iulia, Paula and Stela all have a secret: every month on the night of the Full Moon, they open a secret portal into the Other Kingdom for a night of dancing among fairies, dwarves and trolls.
Lionel gives Arbus entry into the netherworld of dwarves and misfits, all of whom, as seen by Shainberg, are a bit too apple-pie for the perverse world we associate with the photographer.
A singing and dancing version of a Grimm Brothers fairy tale comes to the Hult Center stage this weekend as Dance Theatre of Oregon presents "Snow White and the Seven Dwarves.
Using a cow brain to outwit her very nasty step-aunt, Princess So-Wise embarks on a journey in which she must cope with a tall tower, seven dirty dwarves, an episode of vomiting near a haystack, some very delicious cooking, foolish scarecrows, difficult maps, a guilt-ridden queen, an "inzy craventor", and a great many more troubles along her way.