A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ARCED

Mon, 13 Jun '22
Like the path of a lob
Thu, 9 Jun '22
Like a comet's path
Mon, 14 Feb '22
Rainbow-shaped
Sun, 21 Nov '21
Took a bow?
Tue, 28 Sep '21
Like paths of missiles
Tue, 4 May '21
Traveled in a parabola