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abrupt
used in Sycamore Row

8 uses
  • He turned abruptly and said, "I'd be delighted."
    p. 637.4
  • He abruptly stopped "Jingle Bells" in mid-chorus and wanted to curse.
    p. 321.1
  • The weather had abruptly turned raw and windy and the porch was out of the question.
    p. 357.7
  • Jake abruptly turned around and walked away.
    p. 371.7
  • Then he abruptly stepped back, said again, "We forgive him," and walked out the front door without another word.
    p. 393.8
  • The Rindses abruptly left this county in 1930 without a trace, without a clue, and I want to know why.
    p. 407.1
  • Lanier abruptly backed away from the podium, looked up at Judge Atlee, and said, "That's all, Judge.
    p. 552.5
  • Surprised that the trial had turned so abruptly against Lettie Lang.
    p. 565.1

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