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At an even five feet tall, Catanzaro is the shortest competitor in this season of Ninja Warrior, but average for a gymnast.

Among all the monsters Godzilla fights in the movie, the battle with Zilla is the shortest.

He has 571,000 Twitter followers and has posted some of his shortest stories, just a few lines long, on Instagram.

Palin spoke for just 12 minutes, one of the shortest speeches of the day.

A.J. Clemente: F***in S*^$ The North Dakota news anchor may have set a record for shortest time on the job, any job.

It seeks the shortest phrase or sentence and adds successively all the modifiers, making no omissions.

Even the policeman who is paid to direct you, replies to your inquiry with the shortest and gruffest monosyllable that will do.

Short men liked short cuts, but, as Bacon said, the shortest way is commonly the foulest.

Though he knew it was risky he determined to stop and find out where he was and to inquire the shortest way to Palmyra.

Now this is merely the shortest and simplest form of a story, which is found practically all the world over.


On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shortest, such as: continuous, even, right, straight, true, and beeline.

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