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Synonyms for short

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not long in time or duration

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accomplished in very little time

marked by or consisting of few words that are carefully chosen

not enough to meet a demand or requirement

without any warning

without adequate preparation

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the location on a baseball field where the shortstop is stationed

accidental contact between two points in an electric circuit that have a potential difference

the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed between second and third base

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create a short circuit in

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primarily temporal sense

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(primarily spatial sense) having little length or lacking in length

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low in stature

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not sufficient to meet a need

(of memory) deficient in retentiveness or range

not holding securities or commodities that one sells in expectation of a fall in prices

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of speech sounds or syllables of relatively short duration

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less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so

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lacking foresight or scope

tending to crumble or break into flakes due to a large amount of shortening

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marked by rude or peremptory shortness

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quickly and without warning

without possessing something at the time it is contractually sold

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at a disadvantage

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in a curt, abrupt and discourteous manner

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outstanding The musical genius then enlisted the fans' help as he came up with a Cardiffian take of a Moby song, which involved recording members of the audience and the result was nothing short of outstanding - even if at times he struggled to keep a straight face.
The bottom line is that nothing short of substantial variable rate cuts is acceptable.
The fighting exists to underscore the movie's championing of its soldiers, men who are seen as nothing short of heroes, men who deserve nothing less than their French counterparts.
Together, Toquin and Bosser have collaborated in their highly recommended coffee table book, "Gardens In Time", to provide a showcase compendium of almost 130 gardens drawn from twenty different countries in a photo documentary that is nothing short of extraordinary.
Several of the case studies are nothing short of fascinating.
Inevitably things changed, and SXSW has mutated into nothing short of a music industry tradeshow, laden with wrist bands, press passes and record label showcases.
Brunel by Annabel Gillings (a BBC television producer of Science and History programs) is the biography of Isambard Kingdom Brunel (1806-59) whose life and work as an entrepreneurial Victorian engineer in England is nothing short of impressive.
It's like this: When you are aiming for perfection, and nothing short of it will do, the temptation is to put everything off until there is time to do it all, and do it all perfectly.
Of course it's a great joke for a Spanish artist having her first one-person show abroad to play on stereotyped images of her homeland, yet there is something so tender and loving about the allusion: That floating mass of color, and the tactile richness with which it is embodied, are nothing short of gorgeous.
It would be nothing short of evil to suggest that these increases in the price of necessities may actually assist our government by reducing the head count dependent on our country's current pension provisions, but it would also be nothing short of criminal to allow companies to make outlandish profits from the misery these increased prices will cause.
That Williams is largely forgotten and the Acadians were subjected to brutal expulsion and worse is nothing short of tragic.
Certainly such conduct is nothing short of incomprehensible; yet it is extremely rare that anyone suggests any kind of punishment for those committing such acts.
We're in a period that is nothing short of extraordinary," said Larry Silverstein, who sat on the panel along with Bill Mack, a managing partner at Apollo Real Estate Advisors, Stephen Ross, chairman and CEO of The Related Companies, and John Zuccotti, chairman of Brookfield Properties.
In this gripping first novel, the exotic locale and Emily's homesickness are both convincingly portrayed, and Emily's courage as she fights fatigue and fear and struggles to save herself and Isman is nothing short of heroic.
William Jablonsky's literary short stories comprising The Indestructible Man are nothing short of unique: they blend fantasy and reality in unusual settings and protagonists who seek such adventures as going to the moon or conquering heights.