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a quick and easy conquest; describing someone or something that can be defeated with seemingly minimal effort.
"haha, I will make short work of you!" - token cartoon villian from some old animated superhero TV series

The Chicago White Sox made short work of the Houston Astros in the 2005 World Series.
by Polo November 05, 2005

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an otherwise complicated task or victory made relatively easy or quick
My buffalo gun sure made short work of those hound dogs that harranged my cattle at 250 yards!
by Jon64Bailey April 13, 2009

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