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abrupt
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The Time Machine
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abrupt
Used in
The Time Machine
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  • The question had come into my mind abruptly: were these creatures fools?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I ran round it furiously, as if the thing might be hidden in a corner, and then stopped abruptly, with my hands clutching my hair.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • When I saw them I ceased abruptly to trouble about the Morlocks, and was only concerned in banishing these signs of the human inheritance from Weena's eyes.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Abruptly, I dashed down the match, and, knocking one of the people over in my course, went blundering across the big dining-hall again, out under the moonlight.  (not reviewed by editor)

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