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Ender's Game
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  • Abruptly he felt himself reorient, as he had in the shuttle.
  • The twine caught him, changed his direction abruptly, and swung him in an arc that crashed him brutally against the wall.

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  • It held its shape, even when it abruptly stopped moving sideways and launched itself toward the dead center of the eight stars where eighty-two soldiers waited.
  • In the chaos of their takeoff, while Griffin Army held tight to their stars, the Dragon formation abruptly changed.

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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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