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abrupt
used in And Then There Were None

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Definition
sudden and unexpected
  • He hesitated, then he said in a low strange voice: "That's peace-real peace. To come to the end—not to have to go on.... Yes, peace...."
    He turned abruptly and walked away.
    p. 93.9
abruptly = suddenly and unexpectedly
  • Lombard had said abruptly: "For how long?"
    p. 6.7
  • Philip Lombard was looking the other way, out to sea. He said abruptly: "What d'you think of the weather?"
    p. 86.2
  • Armstrong said abruptly: "Let's go back a minute to this woman's death."
    p. 105.1
  • He said abruptly: "What's that, there?"
    p. 235.8

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