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Origin of short-lived
OTHER WORDS FROM short-livedshort-livedness, noun
Words nearby short-lived
Example sentences from the Web for short-lived
As this list shows, punishments typically run to a short-ish jail sentence and/or a moderately hefty fine.
Most coup members “lived in the diaspora in the United States and Germany,” Faal said.The Shadowy U.S. Veteran Who Tried to Overthrow a Country|Jacob Siegel|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The precision it took to craft such a cohesive, wholly compelling work over 12 years is nothing short of remarkable.Oscars 2015: The Daily Beast’s Picks, From Scarlett Johansson to ‘Boyhood’|Marlow Stern|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
In short, fatherhood gets little attention in policy debates.
The fear of…Dad, of the war…yes, that…but something else…the fear that life is nor being lived right here now.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Sometimes the stems are quite bare; on other occasions they are partly branched; in any case the branches are short.How to Know the Ferns|S. Leonard Bastin
Many of their cannon balls that fell far short of us, were collected and returned to them with powerful effect.
He was tall and of familiar figure, and the firelight was playing in the tossed curls of his short, fair hair.The Bondboy|George W. (George Washington) Ogden
They are ovoid in shape, and lie in pairs, end to end, often forming short chains.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
But one thing remained for Felipe now, If Ramona lived, he would find her, and restore to her this her rightful property.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson