Short and Tall

Short

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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

Tall is an antonym for short in topics: small, abrupt, insufficient, crumbly, abridged.
Nearby Words: shorten, shortened, shortage, shortness, shorted
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Tall

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Tall adjective – Extending to a great distance upward.
Usage example: tall skyscrapers that cast long shadows over the park

Short is an antonym for tall in topics: length, exaggerated.
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Things that words describes

girl short girl tall girl
man short man tall man
guy short guy tall guy
woman short woman tall woman
Other nouns: people, order, appearance, form, hair, stature, version, stories.

Both words in one sentence

  • Between Minds, (Half-Life/Portal) has Sam and Marcus, who have the short/tall, female/male balance, along with a bit of lampshade-hanging and comic relief.
  • However, there's no mention of this anywhere (and due to the art style, it's impossible to tell how tall/short anyone is).
  • Those Two Guys: Sam and Marcus, who have the short/tall, female/male balance, along with a bit of lampshade-hanging and comic relief.Sam: You might have to actually shoot something this time, big guy!
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Tall and Short. (2016). Retrieved 2020, October 28, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/short/tall
Short & Tall. N.p., 2016. Web. 28 Oct. 2020. <https://thesaurus.plus/related/short/tall>.
Tall or Short. 2016. Accessed October 28, 2020. https://thesaurus.plus/related/short/tall.

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