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diminutive
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The House of Mirth
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  • The name, made more odious by its diminutive, obtruded itself on Lily’s thoughts like a leer.
  • He had come on her that morning in a moment of disarray; her face had been pale and altered, and the diminution of her beauty had lent her a poignant charm.

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

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