High and Short


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High adjective – Extending to a great distance upward.
Usage example: as the highest mountain in the world, Mount Everest is mountaineering's holy grail

Short is an antonym for high in topics: tall, shrill, extreme, lower, important.
Nearby Word: highly
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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

High is an antonym for short in topics: duration, abrupt, insufficient, crumbly, abridged.
Nearby Words: shorten, shortened, shortage, shortness, shorted
Antonyms for Short
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life high life short life
amount high amount short amount
series high series short series
end high end short end

Both words in one sentence

  • Manhwa / Flight Highschool It was nicknamed the "Lawn Dart" MiG-29's short and high pigtails are representative of the MiG's leading edge extensions.
  • Most Annoying Sound Running into The Grim Reaper in Kid Icarus causes an extremely short and high-pitched tune to play on loop.
  • Comic Book / Justice Society of America Zettai Ryouiki: Cyclone's costume features a Grade A variety (high socks, short skirt), but features a slitted skirt/dress that's actually quite long, instead of a regular short skirt.
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Short and High. (2016). Retrieved 2020, October 28, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/high/short
High & Short. N.p., 2016. Web. 28 Oct. 2020. <https://thesaurus.plus/related/high/short>.
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