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The Grapes of Wrath
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  • He turned abruptly and walked downstream along the shore.
  • The two turned abruptly and walked away.

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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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