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Adverb
Quickly and unexpectedly, typically without warning
“He stopped abruptly and looked my way.”
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Abruptly, sharply, or curtly
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“A long, drawn out, boring evening with terribly rude and abrupt service.”
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Immediately, or in a prompt manner
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Suddenly, without being anticipated
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In a manner lacking gentleness
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For a short time
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With precipitation
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(of a style of speech or writing) Adverb for not flowing smoothly
“In this respect Trout Mask Replica takes all available musical genres and foregrounds them as genre through abrupt and aggressive juxtaposition.”
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Adverb for dangerously high or steep
“The ground angled suddenly upward, and he staggered as the abrupt slope surprised him.”
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Adverb for lacking consideration for others
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Adverb for unexpected
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Adverb for insisting on immediate attention or obedience, especially in a brusquely imperious way
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Adverb for showing haughty disregard
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