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stunt

1
a person, animal, or plant that has been stunted

stunt

2
an acrobatic or dangerous piece of action in a film or television programme

stunt

[stənt]
(plant pathology)
Any of several plant diseases marked by reduction in size of the plant.
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The valleys were destitute of herbage, and scantily clothed with a stunted species of wormwood, generally known among traders and trappers by the name of sage.
Sylvie was gentle in manners, intelligent in mind; she was even sincere, as far as her religion would permit her to be so, but her physical organization was defective; weak health stunted her growth and chilled her spirits, and then, destined as she was for the cloister, her whole soul was warped to a conventual bias, and in the tame, trained subjection of her manner, one read that she had already prepared herself for her future course of life, by giving up her independence of thought and action into the hands of some despotic confessor.
The mountains to the east of the river were spurs of the Rocky range, and of great magnitude; those on the west were little better than hills, bleak and barren, or scantily clothed with stunted grass.
Suddenly we looked down into a cuplike depression, patched with stunted oaks and firs which had been twisted and bent by the fury of years of storm.
Even at that moment of tension I found time for amazement at the discovery that he was quite a short man, his head not higher than my shoulder--a stunted Hercules whose tremendous vitality had all run to depth, breadth, and brain.
And it is ten times more so when to the schoolboy you add the skeptic, who is generally a sort of stunted schoolboy.
I saw then that the unusually forlorn and stunted look of the house was partly due to the loss of what is known in New England as the "L": that long deep-roofed adjunct usually built at right angles to the main house, and connecting it, by way of storerooms and tool-house, with the wood-shed and cow-barn.
This was plainly no debilitated wreck of a dragon, its growth stunted by excessive-fire-breathing.
Here, in a thicket of stunted oaks, her verandahs spread themselves above the island-dotted waters.