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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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abrupt
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • 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.
  • His step was angry and with an angry abrupt gesture he thrust the stick back into Stephen’s hand.

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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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