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The Fountainhead
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  • He broke off abruptly, pushed the drawings aside, and put his fist over them.
  • 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.

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  • The man raised his head and turned to him abruptly.
  • I’ll go," said Roark abruptly.

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as in: an abrupt change Define
sudden and unexpected
as in: she is abrupt Define
rude or unfriendly because of using too few words or moving too quickly
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