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orc

(ɔːk) or

orca

n
(Animals) any of various whales, such as the killer and grampus
[C16: via Latin orca, perhaps from Greek orux whale]

orc

(ɔːk)
n
(European Myth & Legend) one of an imaginary race of evil goblins, esp in the fiction of J.R.R. Tolkien
[probably from Italian orco man-eating giant]
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No sooner hee with them of Man and Beast Select for life shall in the Ark be lodg'd, And shelterd round, but all the Cataracts Of Heav'n set open on the Earth shall powre Raine day and night, all fountaines of the Deep Broke up, shall heave the Ocean to usurp Beyond all bounds, till inundation rise Above the highest Hills: then shall this Mount Of Paradise by might of Waves be moovd Out of his place, pushd by the horned floud, With all his verdure spoil'd, and Trees adrift Down the great River to the op'ning Gulf, And there take root an Iland salt and bare, The haunt of Seales and Orcs, and Sea-mews clang.
With a great storyline that kept me interested from start to finish, Shadow of War gives players the chance to run around Middle Earth and batter Orcs for as long as they could hope for, and the side missions and collectables to be found make this a game of huge proportions.
Orc chieftain Gul'dan (Daniel Wu), who has been consumed a dark magic, ecrashes Azeroth his clans and gins to slaughter eryone in his ay.
The orcs are now in Stormwind, a peaceful kingdom of the humans, led by King Llane (Dominic Cooper) and his partner Queen Taria Wrynn (Ruth Negga).
We believe the innovative gameplay of Orcs Must Die!
His hard work and dedication is matched by the efforts behind the scenes where it took a staggering four tons of prosthetics and 263 fake beards to transform the cast into the hordes of dwarves, elves and orcs who fight to the death.
Bilbo engineers the Dwarves' escape in barrels, which they ride across river rapids as Orcs shoot arrows at them.
He balances his offhand humour with the trepidation you'd expect of someone pushed into battle with sword-wielding orcs.
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While the orcs and goblins of the movie are all make-up and CG programming, the landscapes are real.
There are some species that are invariably on the side of evil, or are at the least broadly malevolent: orcs are the most prominent.
Tomorrow, an army of around 1,000 vampires, elves and orcs will march on Paphos to battle two armies, comprising of lizardmen, dwarves and "Crusaders of Chaos" to decide the greatest war strategist in Cyprus.