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Harry Potter (#6) and the Half-Blood Prince
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  • He came to an abrupt halt at the end of Privet Drive.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Ron asked abruptly, as they approached the Fat Lady.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Don't think I don't know why he's brought you," he said abruptly.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • A little taken aback by the abrupt dismissal, Harry got to his feet quickly.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • And she turned abruptly and walked back down the corridor, leaving Harry to stare after her.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Harry ran down the stairs two at a time, coming to an abrupt halt several steps from the bottom, as long experience had taught him to remain out of arm's reach of his uncle whenever possible.  (not reviewed by editor)

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