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short-lived
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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • It was easy to call his jailer’s attention to the noise, and watch his countenance as he listened; but might he not by this means destroy hopes far more important than the short-lived satisfaction of his own curiosity?

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  • He knew that meant their mutiny had been short-lived, all three of them subdued in less than a minute.
    James Dashner  --  The Death Cure
  • Then, remembering my responsibilities to my scientific supplies, I entered the cabin, barred the door, and regardless of the discomfort caused by the stench of the debris on the floor made myself as comfortable as I could on top of the table for the balance of the short-lived night.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf

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