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Synonym: briefconcisecurtlittlepunyslightsmallsuccinctAntonym: longtallSimilar words: shortsshortlyin shortshortagecut shortshort-termhornhorrorMeaning: [ʃɔrt /ʃɔːt]  n. 1. the location on a baseball field where the shortstop is stationed 2. accidental contact between two points in an electric circuit that have a potential difference 3. the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed between second and third base. v. 1. cheat someone by not returning him enough money 2. create a short circuit in. adj. 1. primarily temporal sense; indicating or being or seeming to be limited in duration 2. (primarily spatial sense) having little length or lacking in length 3. low in stature; not tall 4. not sufficient to meet a need 5. (of memory) deficient in retentiveness or range 6. not holding securities or commodities that one sells in expectation of a fall in prices 7. of speech sounds or syllables of relatively short duration 8. less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so 9. lacking foresight or scope 10. tending to crumble or break into flakes due to a large amount of shortening 11. marked by rude or peremptory shortness. adv. 1. quickly and without warning 2. without possessing something at the time it is contractually sold 3. clean across 4. at some point or distance before a goal is reached 5. so as to interrupt 6. at a disadvantage 7. in a curt, abrupt and discourteous manner. 
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(1) A fool always comes short of his reckoning. 
(2) From short pleasure long repentance.
(3) Art is long, life is short
(4) Art is long, but lift is short. 
(5) Cut short the nonsense and return to one's muttons. 
(6) Sweet discourse makes short days and nights. 
(7) Lies have short [no] legs.
(8) Short is my date, but deathless my renown. 
(9) Short accounts make long friends.
(10) Scantiness of modesty is short of knowledge. 
(11) Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience. 
(12) Knowledge is long, life is short
(13) Anger is a short madness.
(14) The day is short but the work is much. 
(15) Life is short and time is fleeting. 
(16) Wrong laws make short governance.
(17) Sharp stomachs make short graces.
(18) The time of life is short ; to spend that shortness basely, it would be too long. 
(19) Life is not so short but there is time enougn for courtesy. 
(20) The wise man has long ears and a short tongue. 
(21) Short pleasure, long lament.
(22) Lies have short legs.
(23) A long tongue is a sign of a short hand. 
(24) Short acquaintance brings repentance.
(25) She gave three short hoots on the car horn.
(26) My money came short of the necessary sum.
(27) Life's too short to be anything but happy.
(28) Life's too short to worry about money!
(29) Her short hairstyle is very becoming.
(30) I want to bring out the secrets of nature and apply them for the happiness of man. I don't know of any better service to offer for the short time we are in the world. 
More similar words: shortsshortlyin shortshortagecut shortshort-termhornhorrorhormoneshowhorizonshouthorriblemetaphorthoroughshowershow offshow upshoveshockshow inshootauthorityauthorizeshouldbishoprush outthoroughlyshoot upthreshold
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