What is the opposite of tall?

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Adjective
(of an object) Opposite for having a greater than average height
“The town center consisted mostly of offices and shops housed in low buildings.”
Adjective
(of an object) Opposite for having a greater than average height
“A level surface reduces the risk of tripping or twisting an ankle.”
Adjective
(of an object) Opposite for having a greater than average height
“The best spot for for swimming with humpbacks is a sunken crater off Maui's west coast called Molokini.”
Adjective
(of a person) Opposite for having a greater than average height and build
“She was naturally short and petite, which allowed her to fit comfortably into small spaces.”
Adjective
(of a person) Opposite for having a greater than average height with a rangy build
“He had, by this time, grown quite a bit from the stocky boy he used to be.”
Adjective
Opposite for implausible or untrue
“He has some unusual stories to tell about his childhood, but they are mostly true.”
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Opposite for requiring more effort than could be reasonably expected or asked for
“Given the ample time they had to amend the education bill, the interns felt that it was an easy task to complete.”
Adjective
Opposite for given to using language in a showy way
“Despite his high intellect, he would typically use simple terms to express himself.”
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Opposite for in measurement of height
“The average American man has a waist of roughly 39 inches in length.”
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