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abrupt
used in
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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abrupt
Used in
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • His step was angry and with an angry abrupt gesture he thrust the stick back into Stephen's hand.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He set off abruptly for the Bull, walking rapidly lest his father's shrill whistle might call him back; and in a few moments he had rounded the curve at the police barrack and was safe.  (not reviewed by editor)

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