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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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diminutive
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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • And even technological progress only happens when its products can in some way be used for the diminution of human liberty.
  • It was also possible, as in present-day English, to modify the meaning of almost any word by prepositional affixes such as ante-, post-, up-, down-, etc. By such methods it was found possible to bring about an enormous diminution of vocabulary.

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  • She is a diminutive fighter pilot.
  • diminutive in stature

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