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abrupt
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abrupt
Used in
Hard Times
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  • She abruptly broke off.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Her manner was short and abrupt, yet faltering and timid.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Mr. Bounderby silently gazed about him for some moments, in every direction except Mrs. Sparsit's direction; and then, abruptly turning upon the niece of Lady Scadgers, said to that wretched woman: 'Now, ma'am!  (not reviewed by editor)

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