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  • They came at length to the steep abrupt end of Treebeard’s Hill and looked up at the rock-wall with its rough steps leading to the high shelf.
  • The light grew broader as they went on, and soon they saw that there was a rock-wall before them: the side of a hill, or the abrupt end of some long root thrust out by the distant mountains.

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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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