scrunt


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scrunt

(skrʌnt)
n
Scot a stunted thing
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You canna gang to a Bums supper even Wi'oot some wizened scrunt o' a knock-knee Chinee turns roon to say, 'Him Haggis--velly goot!' And ten to wan the piper is a Cockney.
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Standing in the way is a vicious, grass-covered creature called a scrunt, which provides a couple of scary moments.
With a doglike animal called a scrunt determined to stop her, Cleveland takes it upon himself to help Story complete her mission.
Oh, and there's some hairy creature (a Scrunt, no stop giggling) lurking in the undergrowth (presumably because the effects budget ran out) who, for no clearly explained reason, wants to kill her.
He finds out that the mysterious woman - named Story (Howard) - is actually a water nymph who is being threatened by a monstrous animal called a Scrunt which hides in the garden.
Throughout, she's in danger of attack by another Blue World visitor, the Scrunt, a werewolf-like creature that bears a passing resemblance to the "beasts" in "The Village."
Then she can inspire a writer to publish the words that will save mankind and let her return to her world before she is killed by a wolf-like being called a "scrunt".
Industrial Light & Magic handled effects on "Lady in the Water," which in large part consist of two CGI characters: an "eaglon," an eagle with a 40-foot wing span, and a "scrunt," a dog with blades of grass for fur.
La ninfa, perseguida por unas bestias llamadas scrunts que se confunden con la hierba, busca a un escritor denominado "recipiente" para comunicarle un mensaje vital para la felicidad futura de los humanos.
Lady In The Water is a gently involving fantasy, bolstered with confident direction and impressive special effects - the snarling Scrunts are a fantastic conflation of werewolf and garden hedge.
However, Story is in great danger because deadly predators called Scrunts - wolf-like creatures with grass for fur, which can hide unseen in lawns - will be hunting her down.