- It was a long time before silence came suddenly, as abrupt and shocking as the roar; the loud-speaker died, choking on a high note.1.9 — Part 1 Chapter 9 (60% in)
- He broke off abruptly, pushed the drawings aside, and put his fist over them.1.3 — Part 1 Chapter 3 (92% in)
- The man raised his head and turned to him abruptly.1.7 — Part 1 Chapter 7 (73% in)
- I'll go," said Roark abruptly.2.6 — Part 2 Chapter 6 (24% in)
There are no more uses of "abrupt" in The Fountainhead.
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