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used in Lord of the Flies

4 uses
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sudden and unexpected
  • He stood up abruptly.
    p. 133.8
abruptly = suddenly
  • Here the beach was interrupted abruptly by the square motif of the landscape; a great platform of pink granite thrust up uncompromisingly through forest and terrace and sand and lagoon to make a raised jetty four feet high.
    p. 12.1
  • abruptly = suddenly
  • Ralph went on, abruptly.
    p. 82.3
  • abruptly = suddenly
  • The chief saw the effect of his words and stood abruptly.
    p. 161.4
abruptly = suddenly
There are no more uses of "abrupt" in Lord of the Flies.

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