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short-lived

adjective

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lasting only for a short time
  • the skier's triumph turned out to be short-lived, as the next competitor bested her time

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The first known use of short-lived was in 1588

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“Short-lived.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/short-lived. Accessed 11 May. 2021.

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