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  • The man raised his head and turned to him abruptly.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He broke off abruptly, pushed the drawings aside, and put his fist over them.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It was a long time before silence came suddenly, as abrupt and shocking as the roar; the loud-speaker died, choking on a high note.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I'll go," said Roark abruptly.  (not reviewed by editor)

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