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abrupt
used in
Lord of the Flies
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abrupt
Used in
Lord of the Flies
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  • He stood up abruptly.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Ralph went on, abruptly.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The chief saw the effect of his words and stood abruptly.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Here the beach was interrupted abruptly by the square motif of the landscape; a great platform of pink granite thrust up uncompromisingly through forest and terrace and sand and lagoon to make a raised jetty four feet high.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: she is abrupt
as in: an abrupt change
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