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abrupt
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Heart of Darkness
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abrupt
Used in
Heart of Darkness
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  • At the same time the fireman, whom I could also see below me, sat down abruptly before his furnace and ducked his head.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I believe I dozed off leaning over the rail, till an abrupt burst of yells, an overwhelming outbreak of a pent-up and mysterious frenzy, woke me up in a bewildered wonder.  (not reviewed by editor)

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