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abrupt
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Great Expectations
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  • "Poor dear soul!" said this lady, with an abruptness of manner quite my sister’s.
  • He said no. To avoid being too abrupt, I then spoke of the Aged and of Miss Skiffins.

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as in: an abrupt change Define
sudden and unexpected
as in: she is abrupt Define
rude or unfriendly because of using too few words or moving too quickly
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