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synonyms for short-lived

  • brief
  • ephemeral
  • fleeting
  • momentary
  • short-term
  • temporary
  • transitory
  • deciduous
  • evanescent
  • fly-by-night
  • fugacious
  • fugitive
  • gone in a heartbeat
  • impermanent
  • of short duration
  • over in a heartbeat
  • passing
  • quick
  • short
  • short-haul
  • short-run
  • transient
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antonyms for short-lived

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  • enduring
  • lasting
  • lengthy
  • long
  • long-lived
  • permanent
  • perpetual
  • ethereal
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How to use short-lived in a sentence

Sometimes the stems are quite bare; on other occasions they are partly branched; in any case the branches are short.
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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.
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But one thing remained for Felipe now, If Ramona lived, he would find her, and restore to her this her rightful property.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
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.
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When the short-skirted, gossamer clad nymphs made their appearance on the stage they became restless and fidgety.
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At this moment Mrs. Chepstow lived in Isaacson's thought that she looked younger, less faded, and more beautiful.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
Each sentence came as if torn piecemeal from his unwilling tongue; short, jerky phrases, conceived in pain and delivered in agony.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
But before he could even sow that year's crop, he would have to see a certain banker who lived in Nebraska.
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WORDS RELATED TO SHORT-LIVED

  • acting
  • brief
  • interim
  • pro tem
  • pro tempore
  • provisional
  • short-lived
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