Dwarf: Mengkerdilkan

dwarf
dwôrf/
noun
noun: dwarf; plural noun: dwarfs; plural noun: dwarves; noun: dwarf star; plural noun: dwarf stars

1.
(in folklore or fantasy literature) a member of a mythical race of short
, stocky humanlike creatures who are generally skilled in mining and metalworking.
synonyms: gnome, goblin, hobgoblin, troll, imp, halfling, elf, brownie, leprechaun
“the wizard captured the dwarf”
a person who is of unusually or abnormally small stature because of a medical condition; a person affected by dwarfism.
offensive
a very short person.
synonyms: small person, short person; More
midget, pygmy, manikin, homunculus
denoting something, especially an animal or plant, that is much smaller than the usual size for its type or species.
modifier noun: dwarf
“a dwarf conifer”
synonyms: miniature, small, little, tiny, toy, pocket, diminutive, baby, pygmy, stunted, undersized, undersize; More
informalmini, teeny, teeny-weeny, itsy-bitsy, pint-sized, little-bitty, vertically challenged;
wee
“dwarf conifers”
antonyms: giant
2.
Astronomy
a star of relatively small size and low luminosity
, including the majority of main sequence stars.

verb
verb: dwarf; 3rd person present: dwarfs; past tense: dwarfed; past participle: dwarfed; gerund or present participle: dwarfing

1.
cause to seem small or insignificant in comparison.

“the buildings surround and dwarf All Saints Church”
synonyms: dominate, tower over, loom over, overshadow, overtop More
“the buildings dwarf the trees”
overshadow, outshine, surpass, exceed, outclass, outstrip, outdo, top, trump, transcend;
diminish, minimize
“her progress was dwarfed by her sister’s success”
stunt the growth or development of.
“the dwarfed but solid branch of a tree”
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Thousands of police and soldiers were deployed to keep the peace at Friday’s rally, which could dwarf a protest of a few weeks earlier that brought 100,000 people on to the streets and was the biggest demonstration the city had seen in years.

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adjective

kerdil

verb

mengerdilkan
menyebabkan menjadi kecil

noun

katai
orang kerdil
leco
orang pendek
Origin

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