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Grief touched the short fuse to his cigarette and threw the stick.

Besides the alarm, theres a little surprise on a short fuse.

I used only a third of a stick—you know, short fuse, with the end split so as to hold the head of a safety match.

Don't treat business as though it were a lighted fire-cracker with a short fuse.

The next moment Dan had held the end of the short fuse he had provided to the candle, and a slight spluttering began.

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