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abrupt
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Ulysses
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abrupt
Used in
Ulysses
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  • —Goodnight, M'Coy said abruptly.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Plumped, stopped abrupt.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He turned abruptly his grey searching eyes from the sea to Stephen's face.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • You'll meet with a… (She peers at his hands abruptly) I won't tell you what's not good for you.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The young man raised his cap abruptly: the young woman abruptly bent and with slow care detached from her light skirt a clinging twig.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The young man raised his cap abruptly: the young woman abruptly bent and with slow care detached from her light skirt a clinging twig.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • On the South Circular road in the company of Elsa Potter, followed by an individual of sinister aspect, she went half way down Stamer street and turned abruptly back (reason of change not stated).  (not reviewed by editor)

  • (Outside the gramophone begins to blare The Holy City.) STEPHEN: (Abruptly) What went forth to the ends of the world to traverse not itself, God, the sun, Shakespeare, a commercial traveller, having itself traversed in reality itself becomes that self.  (not reviewed by editor)

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