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abrupt
used in The Mysterious Benedict Society

7 uses
  • Kate was just thinking, I wish they'd knock it off now, someone else is sure to catch on, when the horn abruptly stopped.
    p. 429.6
  • He was getting used to her abrupt entrances and exits.
    p. 60.2
  • And indeed, even as she spoke, Mr. Benedict's eyelids fluttered open, and he rose abruptly from the chair and said, "Ah."
    p. 74.9
  • Abruptly, the laughter ceased.
    p. 112.3
  • These turbines had been invented by a man named Ledroptha Curtain, who, as a young scientist, had published impressive papers on a wide variety of topics — everything from tidal energy to mapping the brain — until abruptly the papers stopped.
    p. 132.9
  • At last they came to a plain metal door, whereupon Mr. Curtain stopped so abruptly that Reynie — who had expected him to smash it open without slowing — almost ran up against the back of his wheelchair.
    p. 239.2
  • Abruptly he stood up.
    p. 334.6

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