dwarflike

dwarflike

(ˈdwɔːfˌlaɪk)
adj
resembling a dwarf
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For the next quarter of an hour, I sat reverently as my story was repeated word for word by the individual, who used to trap me into wearing a false moustache, dress me up (complete with a small huqqa) as a rural rustic and launch me into our paternal grandmother's room, who was very sensitive to dwarflike strangers intruding on her privacy and not a bit hesitant to make them flee with her stentorian command of the Urdu language.
"The Tall," as the exquisitely beautiful and hedonistic residents of Broken are known, are locked in a centuries-old dance of hostility and aggression with a murderous, dwarflike tribe ("the Bane"), who inhabit the ancient forest surrounding the city.
When compared to jurisdictions such as the Canadian province of Ontario, total exploration dollars in Indonesia are dwarflike, standing at $80 million spent in 2011 while Ontario exceeded $1 billion that year.
At first, she demands information from Hoggle, the dwarflike man she encounters outside the Labyrinth, then assumes too much from the information he does give her.
Surrounded and terrified by horrid dwarflike imps, she looks towards the highest cliff and sees the gigantic form of the island's demon-king, "black as the storm, all shagged with hair, wild, strange in shape and show," towering above her.
In 1994, decades after the Punan Vuhang and spirits of their cosmos had ceased contact with each other due to the Punan Vuhang's conversion to Christianity, two dwarflike otu dokgek spirits appeared to the people to appeal for help.
Dwarflike galaxies left behind merged together later to create the outer halo, he hypothesizes.
Through a whirling "gap" in the basement floor, Tom is transported to London of the late 19th century and into the housing area of London's "monsters." These monsters are the "freaks" who populate the fairs and street shows--the bearded lady, the contortionist, the dwarf and the giant, all of whom made money for their "owners." Tom meets Astra, the Changeling Child, a tiny and dwarflike girl of no discernible age, a "performer" men pay to see and to touch.
At a positively dwarflike 235 X 214 X 43.2mm and weighing 1.47kg, the MP-XV831 will soldier on for five and a half hours on one charge of its battery.
This dwarflike man with his enormous head and sarcastic countenance ...
A male dwarflike figure who inhabits caves, the Rubezahl wraps himself in a large cloak to hide his face.
Remembering, reliving, and researching her own life for over three thousand years as she repeatedly tells us, the narrator offers many fascinating, even entertaining revisions concerning the battle of Troy and its participants: Cassandra informs the reader that Penelope slept with every one of her quarreling suitors while waiting for the bowlegged, dwarflike Odysseus, and that among Achilles' sexual peculiarities cross-dressing stands out in her memory!