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abrupt
used in The Bourne Supremacy

26 uses
  • Men ran out of the barracks, a number towards the hangar, others behind their quarters where the engines of unseen vehicles abruptly roared.
    Chapter 29 (43% in)
  • The sign came — two abrupt nods — as the priest turned and walked through the beaded entrance of a raucous cabaret.
    Chapter 1 (31% in)
  • Abruptly through the whirling lights there was an intrusion.
    Chapter 1 (47% in)
  • 'That status will change,' said Havilland, abruptly serious.
    Chapter 2 (32% in)
  • 'And?' said Marie, disturbed by her husband's abrupt silence.
    Chapter 4 (23% in)
  • The man from the CIA abruptly turned, went through the door, and closed it.
    Chapter 4 (55% in)
  • There was an abrupt click, and David, perspiring, hung up the phone.
    Chapter 5 (25% in)
  • 'Good heavens, that's so abrupt, so discourteous.
    Chapter 5 (46% in)
  • The little things, the goddamned little things — the unimportant daily trivia became so terribly important and had to be taken care of so that there would be no sign whatsoever of an abrupt departure without a planned return.
    Chapter 6 (27% in)
  • The assistant manager had come to an abrupt halt, his body lurching forwards, as an anxious person in a hurry will do when he has suddenly remembered something or changes his mind.
    Chapter 9 (87% in)
  • The sound of the footsteps had been abrupt and recent, and judging by the pace, they had begun no more than 60 or 70 feet away.
    Chapter 10 (76% in)
  • He had melted into the crowds in front of the terminal, dodging, weaving, going from one pocket to another, then abruptly standing motionless on the sidelines, concentrating on the patterns of movement behind him, looking for someone he had seen moments before, a face or a pair of anxious eyes directed at him.
    Chapter 15 (11% in)
  • He climbed swiftly, silently, stopping as before with every screech of a bird, every flutter of wings, each abrupt cessation of the cricket symphony.
    Chapter 16 (28% in)
  • He had survived in the jungles; without thinking — only feeling — he knew their curvatures, their vines, the sudden pits and the abrupt ravines.
    Chapter 16 (40% in)
  • There was a whistling sound that stopped as abruptly as it had started.
    Chapter 17 (91% in)
  • Staples had abruptly hung up.
    Chapter 22 (5% in)
  • The chase began, but abruptly, without any indication, it was different.
    Chapter 22 (63% in)
  • Suddenly again, with no warning whatsoever, a cacophony of Oriental music swelled, the cymbals and primitive wood instruments reaching abrupt crescendos with each stride of the ragtag band that marched down the street, its followers carrying placards mounted with flowers.
    Chapter 22 (75% in)
  • The soldier abruptly, out of character, bent over, holding his left side, recovering quickly and shaking his head; the weapon had been rammed again into his ribcage.
    Chapter 23 (62% in)
  • 'Later, perhaps,' replied Jason, his voice abruptly calm again.
    Chapter 24 (78% in)
  • The minister abruptly hung up.
    Chapter 26 (17% in)
  • He bent down, kneeling in the underbrush, and watched the car pass by, fascinated by the sight of a bicycle strapped to its roof, then concerned when moments later the noise of the engine was abruptly cut off; the car had stopped around the r bend ahead.
    Chapter 26 (24% in)
  • Then, abruptly, there was a change in the relative distances between the pebbles.
    Chapter 26 (71% in)
  • A deafening scream filled the glen; the crowd was abruptly silent.
    Chapter 27 (36% in)
  • Their red-striped passports were studied, sent to an inside office and amid many abrupt smiles on the part of a cousin, the honoured diplomats were rapidly passed through.
    Chapter 37 (11% in)
  • Sheng fired as Delta instinctively pivoted to his right, spinning in mid-air as he pulled his knife from his belt, then planted his foot on the ground, reversing direction and abruptly lunged towards Sheng.
    Chapter 37 (71% in)

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