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  • adjective Alternative spelling of short-lived.

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Examples

  • Even if the Stink Bombs come into play, I believe they will be shortlived -- one only has to log into the various social media networks to see that users are "reading between the lines" en masse for the first time.

    Sharmine Narwani: Three Mideast Stink Bombs

  • Even if the Stink Bombs come into play, I believe they will be shortlived -- one only has to log into the various social media networks to see that users are "reading between the lines" en masse for the first time.

    Sharmine Narwani: Three Mideast Stink Bombs

  • Frieda will have to venture into the dread Usazia, a land in which the population is mostly sallow, servile, and shortlived, under a privatized health care system that harvests all their organs by the time they are 30 and uses them to preserve the immortal GoldenParachutists.

    Matthew Yglesias » The Bush Family Stamping on a Human Face Forever

  • (Though from the previews — insinuation of pregnancy? — this may be a shortlived calm spot before the storm.)

    'Brothers and Sisters' recap: The prodigal son returns | EW.com

  • Later she introduced me to hotshot new media reporter Polly Sprenger who was fresh over from Wired News in San Francisco (Mike Butcher once described Polly to me as “the Red Rum of technology reporters” after they worked together on the shortlived Industry Standard Europe magazine).

    Some hero magic on Ada Lovelace Day « Innovation Cloud

  • Later she introduced me to hotshot new media reporter Polly Sprenger who was fresh over from Wired News in San Francisco (Mike Butcher once described Polly to me as “the Red Rum of technology reporters” after they worked together on the shortlived Industry Standard Europe magazine).

    March « 2009 « Innovation Cloud

  • The Someloves were a shortlived but phenomenally fantastic studio collaboration with Darryl Mather of the Lime Spiders in 1990 resulting in one album, the critically acclaimed Something or Other.

    Holly Cara Price: Dom Mariani: Garage Rock's Wizard of Oz

  • It hit him hard, like it does adolescents, but it was shortlived.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Charles Murray on Ayn Rand:

  • The Someloves were a shortlived but phenomenally fantastic studio collaboration with Darryl Mather of the Lime Spiders in 1990 resulting in one album, the critically acclaimed Something or Other.

    Holly Cara Price: Dom Mariani: Garage Rock's Wizard of Oz

  • Almost entirely about the barbarians - mainly the Goths - with the deadly succession of shortlived emperors mere background detail.

    Gibbon, Chapter X

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