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short fused

adjective as in hotheaded

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The trader was just lighting a short-fused stick of dynamite from his cigar.

At the five points of a star with the knoll for centre, but at safe blasting distance, I planted dynamite, primed and short-fused.

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On this page you'll find 95 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to short-fused, such as: demonstrative, fidgety, fiery, high-strung, hysterical, and impulsive.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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