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EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

My pretence of happiness was shortlived, for at the next moment I made another mistake.
This boldness was shortlived, for the Indian Massacre of 1622 tended to narrow the area under cultivation for that year.
In front of me I have a copy of the shortlived Daily Republican, which once was printed there.
Anarchy, therefore, is usually shortlived, and perishes of inanition.
Will you frame it in such a way that it must inevitably be shortlived?
His hostility was strong, but it was shortlived: his enmity was vigorous, but it had no memory.
By-and-by the shortlived sunshine died away, and the sparrows left.
FANW.H. HUDSON (AKA HENRY HARFORD)
But the spark of intense and passionate emotion was as shortlived as it was vivid.
SALEM CHAPEL, V.1/2MRS. OLIPHANT
Ripperda had returned in triumph to Madrid; but his success was shortlived.
The impression made by his words was immediate but shortlived.
ULYSSESJAMES JOYCE

WORD OF THE DAY

pecuniaryadjective | [pi-kyoo-nee-er-ee ]SEE DEFINITION