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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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As it was, a general rush was made for the doors; but the king had ordered them to be locked immediately upon his entrance; and, at the dwarf's suggestion, the keys had been deposited with him.
While they were thus situated, the dwarf, who had followed noiselessly at their heels, inciting them to keep up the commotion, took hold of their own chain at the intersection of the two portions which crossed the circle diametrically and at right angles.
It came from the fang -- like teeth of the dwarf, who ground them and gnashed them as he foamed at the mouth, and glared, with an expression of maniacal rage, into the upturned countenances of the king and his seven companions.
The dwarf seized his opportunity, and once more spoke:
Owing to the high combustibility of both the flax and the tar to which it adhered, the dwarf had scarcely made an end of his brief speech before the work of vengeance was complete.
the dwarf watched him sharply, while he passed into the little sitting-room and locked it in an iron safe above the chimney-piece; and after musing for a short space, prepared to take his leave, observing that unless he made good haste, Mrs Quilp would certainly be in fits on his return.
Joseph Esso scored a brace as Hearts of Oak returned to winning ways and further deepen the woes of Ebusua Dwarfs.
In "The Hidden History of Elves and Dwarfs: Avatars of Invisible Realms" he traces the history of elves and dwarfs from ancient Celtic and Germanic lore through their emergence in the literature of the Middle Ages, to their modern popularization by the Brothers Grimm and Walt Disney
The population of brown dwarfs is the largest known to researchers and they're all surrounded by a population of newborn stars as well.
BRIDGING THE GAP between the largest planets and the smallest stars, brown dwarfs don't fuse hydrogen in their cores.
To resolve this conundrum, scientists are searching for these missing dwarfs, especially beyond the Local Group of galaxies.
The 97 oral presentations and 53 poster papers in this collection cover white dwarf samples, surveys, and luminosity functions; SN Ia connection; white dwarfs with planetary systems; atmospheres: composition and evolution; pulsating and variable white dwarfs; structure, stellar evolution, and fundamental physics; and white dwarfs in binaries, cataclysmic variables.