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abrupt
used in Northanger Abbey

3 uses
  • Without any reason that could justify, any apology that could atone for the abruptness, the rudeness, nay, the insolence of it.
    Chapter 28 (64% in)
  • A silence of several minutes succeeded their first short dialogue; it was broken by Thorpe's saying very abruptly, "Old Allen is as rich as a Jew—is not he?"
    Chapter 9 (36% in)
  • But her words were lost on Thorpe, who had turned abruptly away.
    Chapter 13 (31% in)

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