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Harry Potter (#2) and the Chamber of Secrets
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abrupt
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Harry Potter (#2) and the Chamber of Secrets
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as in: an abrupt change Define
sudden and unexpected
  • Harry had just opened his mouth to say hello when Justin caught sight of him, turned abruptly, and sped off in the opposite direction.

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  • The bus came to an abrupt stop.
  • The weather changed abruptly at about noon.

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unspecified meaning
  • "Harry," said Hagrid abruptly as though struck by a sudden thought.
  • 132 "Oh, no," said Hermione, stopping abruptly.

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  • Lockhart stopped abruptly in the middle of counting the number of murders he had prevented.
  • "No one knows why you lost your powers when you attacked me," said Harry abruptly.
  • " ’Course," said Ron abruptly as they strode across the black grass, "we might get to the forest and find there’s nothing to follow.

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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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