Big and Short


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Big adjective – Having great meaning or lasting effect.
Short is an antonym for big.
Nearby Word: bigness
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Short adjective – Having relatively little height.
Usage example: a lot of boys are shorter than the girls in middle school, but they quickly catch up by high school

Big is an antonym for short in topics: small, not tall.
Nearby Words: shorten, shortened, shortage, shortness, shorted
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Things that words describes

man big man short man
woman big woman short woman
speech big speech short speech
scene big scene short scene
Other nouns: moment, time, way, game, fight, sword.

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Short and Big. (2016). Retrieved 2020, October 28, from
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Short or Big. 2016. Accessed October 28, 2020.

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