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synonyms for shortest

  • continuous
  • even
  • right
  • straight
  • true
  • beeline
  • horizontal
  • in bee line
  • in straight line
  • linear
  • nonstop
  • not crooked
  • point-blank
  • straight ahead
  • straightaway
  • through
  • unbroken
  • unswerving
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antonyms for shortest

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  • changing
  • deviating
  • intermittent
  • interrupted
  • varying
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How to use shortest in a sentence

It seeks the shortest phrase or sentence and adds successively all the modifiers, making no omissions.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
Even the policeman who is paid to direct you, replies to your inquiry with the shortest and gruffest monosyllable that will do.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
Short men liked short cuts, but, as Bacon said, the shortest way is commonly the foulest.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 158, APRIL 28, 1920VARIOUS
Though he knew it was risky he determined to stop and find out where he was and to inquire the shortest way to Palmyra.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
Now this is merely the shortest and simplest form of a story, which is found practically all the world over.
THE THREE DAYS' TOURNAMENTJESSIE L. WESTON
We now took the shortest line across the Bay of Bengal, and beheld land no more until we came in sight of Ceylon.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
I decided to go with the caravan into the town because the caravan people knew the shortest way.
KARI THE ELEPHANTDHAN GOPAL MUKERJI
It is shortest in the chimpanzee, somewhat longer in the gorilla, still longer in the orang, and remarkably long in the gibbon.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
The shortest and best way of making your fortune is to let people clearly see that it is their interest to promote yours.
THE 'CHARACTERS' OF JEAN DE LA BRUYREJEAN DE LA BRUYRE
Passengers, goods of high cost, and bills of exchange, move on the shortest and quickest lines of travel.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 17, NO. 101, MARCH, 1866VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SHORTEST

  • beeline
  • continuous
  • even
  • horizontal
  • in bee line
  • in straight line
  • linear
  • nonstop
  • not crooked
  • point-blank
  • right
  • shortest
  • straight
  • straight ahead
  • straightaway
  • through
  • true
  • unbroken
  • unswerving
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.