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adjective as in smaller


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While grocery shopping a guy I had noticed following me earlier, walked by me really fast and said, ‘You look shorter in person.’

“Running is just that much more efficient in expending more calories in a shorter amount of time,” Williams says.

The Raptor carries six AMRAAMs and two shorter range AIM-9 Sidewinder missiles inside its weapons bays.

For a shorter introduction to Richardson, read Journey to Paradise: Short Stories and Autobiographical Sketches.

As soon as Jaco [Pastorius] told me that Wayne [Shorter] would be there, I was on it right away!

These sections also have vibrations of their own which are of shorter length and more rapid motion.

They are usually shorter and more irregular in outline, and more frequently have irregularly broken ends.

The single employer rightly knows that there is a wage higher than he can pay and hours shorter than he can grant.

By all the sounded consonants we have—“Inhuman Civil War;” the latter shorter, more significant, and more easily remembered.

The Chukchees use a pipe similar to those of the Eskimo, but with a much larger and shorter stem.

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On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shorter, such as: briefer, curtailed, diminished, less, lessened, and lower.

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