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short

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1 having relatively little height

  • a lot of boys are shorter than the girls in middle school, but they quickly catch up by high school
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2 not lasting for a considerable time

  • fortunately for those of us in the hot sun, the graduation speech was short and to the point
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3 not coming up to an expected measure or meeting a particular need

  • regrettably, the art supplies are short this year, so you'll have to share
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4 having a texture that readily breaks into little pieces under pressure

  • short pastry
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short

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with great suddenness

  • the bicyclist ahead of me unexpectedly pulled up short and I unavoidably plowed into him
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all of a sudden (also on a sudden)

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short

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to rob by the use of trickery or threats

  • charged that the used-car dealer had been shorting customers for years
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sell a bill of goods to, take for a ride, take to the cleaners


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