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used in The Remains of the Day

3 uses
  • But then suddenly, following a particularly heinous insinuation against his employer, my father brought the car to an abrupt halt.
    1e — Day 1 - Evening (75% in)
  • I suspect, then, that I paused rather abruptly and looked a little awkward.
    Prologue (65% in)
  • Then he said quite abruptly: "I say, I hope you don't think me very rude.
    4a — Day 4 - Afternoon (12% in)

There are no more uses of "abrupt" in The Remains of the Day.

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