- Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
|part of speech:
||foreshortened, foreshortening, foreshortens
||to distort, or shorten the lines of the long axis of (a visual image) in order to create the illusion of depth and perspective.
||to shorten or cut short; abridge; curtail.
There's no doubt that his addiction foreshortened his life.
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