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synonyms for cut short

  • abort
  • break off
  • curtail
  • halt
  • hinder
  • interrupt
  • postpone
  • quit
  • shorten
  • terminate
  • abbreviate
  • abridge
  • break short
  • bring to an end; leave unfinished
  • check
  • checkmate
  • clip
  • diminish
  • end
  • finish
  • freeze
  • intercept
  • put a stop to
  • stop
  • stop cold
  • stop dead
  • stop short
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antonyms for cut short

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  • begin
  • continue
  • do
  • forward
  • increase
  • lengthen
  • persevere
  • push
  • start
  • prolong
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How to use cut short in a sentence

If the "Y" Beach lot press their advantage they may cut off the enemy troops on the toe of the Peninsula.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Sometimes the stems are quite bare; on other occasions they are partly branched; in any case the branches are short.
HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
Many of their cannon balls that fell far short of us, were collected and returned to them with powerful effect.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
He was tall and of familiar figure, and the firelight was playing in the tossed curls of his short, fair hair.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
They are ovoid in shape, and lie in pairs, end to end, often forming short chains.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
At the reserve bank they may borrow as a standing right and not as a favor which may be cut off.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
It occurred to him then, for the first time, that a third resource was open—he might cut the rope, and let the kite go free!
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
And since he was a very fast runner—for short distances—he met Grandfather Mole just as the old chap was crawling up the bank.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
My thought was to keep pushing in troops from "W" Beach until the enemy had fallen back to save themselves from being cut off.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
When the short-skirted, gossamer clad nymphs made their appearance on the stage they became restless and fidgety.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
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