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abrupt
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Babbitt
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abrupt
Used in
Babbitt
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  • His stomach ceased to feel as though it did not belong to him, but Verona began to be conscientious and annoying, and abruptly there returned to Babbitt the doubts regarding life and families and business which had clawed at him when his dream-life and the slim fairy girl had fled.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Now he said with snarling abruptness: "I may have to wait some time.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Sorry for you!" said Colonel Snow, and the three men abruptly turned their beefy backs.  (not reviewed by editor)

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