The snowmobile came to an abrupt stop. From LearnThat.org.
An abrupt canyon. From Wordnet, Princeton University.
An abrupt reply. From Wordnet, Princeton University.
abrupt prose. From Wordnet, Princeton University.
Came to an abrupt stop. From Wordnet, Princeton University.
The term abrupt climate change arose in the study of past climate. From Wordnik.com. [Rabett Run] Reference
Ah Cho looked at him in abrupt perplexity and said. From Wordnik.com. [The Chinago] Reference
She spoke rapidly, and in short, abrupt sentences, as thus. From Wordnik.com. [Strife and Peace] Reference
The eyes should be moved in short, abrupt, irregular movements. From Wordnik.com. [FM 7-91 Chptr 3 Employment/ Antiarmor Platoon]
Look out! , came the shouts in abrupt bursts of tangible sound. From Wordnik.com. [Above the Clouds at Thirty Below] Reference
He dictated this letter in a loud voice with a firm tone, and in short, abrupt sentences. From Wordnik.com. [V. The Closet Where Monsieur Louis of France Recites His Orisons. Book X] Reference
The double nature of the typhoon, seasonal and abrupt, is reflected in the nature of the people. From Wordnik.com. [The JapaneseStill Unknown] Reference
This information was flung out in short, abrupt sentences, and with an air of complete indifference. From Wordnik.com. [The Key]
They are not far from the eastern brink of the mesa, where the volcanic flow breaks off suddenly in short, abrupt palisades. From Wordnik.com. [The Delight Makers] Reference
As Shasha advanced quivering towards Vooda in short, abrupt springs, all the things hanging about him clashed and rattled together. From Wordnik.com. [Kafir Stories Seven Short Stories] Reference
Jeremy Piven calls his abrupt B'way departure 'humbling'. From Wordnik.com. [Brandon Sun Online - Top Stories] Reference
Chabrol's characteristic editing can only be described as abrupt, jarring, even disorienting at times. From Wordnik.com. [Archive 2008-06-01] Reference
In those cases, the transition from healthy behavior to meltdown can be very abrupt, which is not a desirable property. From Wordnik.com. [Recently Uploaded Slideshows] Reference
The term abrupt does not yield to exacting time specifications but that only adds to the wild west feeling of the field. From Wordnik.com. [A Design Process] Reference
A smile played for an instant in the soft shadows of her eyes and mouth as she recalled the abrupt withdrawal of the men. From Wordnik.com. [A Sappho of Green Springs] Reference
NEMA plugs used in these cords are required to pass a strain relief test in UL 817 section 99, known as the abrupt pull test. From Wordnik.com. [WN.com - Business News] Reference
"His manners have changed for the worse," she thought, recalling his abrupt departure, "but I think he has changed for the better.". From Wordnik.com. [The Free Range] Reference
I'm pretty happy with the material, I think; it cleans up a couple of plot holes and makes the epilogue less abrupt, which is a good thing. From Wordnik.com. [*gack*] Reference
I made a mistake it is a four pager – but ends in a kind of abrupt way. From Wordnik.com. [A New Leaderboard at the U.S. Open « Climate Audit] Reference
I'd ask IT person, but he's not around and he was kind of abrupt with me this morning. From Wordnik.com. [From the Sent folder] Reference
Some vehicles already have cameras to capture the behavior of drivers, such as abrupt braking. From Wordnik.com. [MetroAccess firm probes policies after alleged sex assaults] Reference
He showed up just as I was finishing up yesterday's entry, which explains the kind of abrupt ending. From Wordnik.com. [ana-ng Diary Entry] Reference
Kellan asked, with the kind of abrupt change of subject Savil had come to expect from her over the years. From Wordnik.com. [Magic's Price]
I had a "talking to" last week again because I come across the phone as "abrupt" or as the customer complaining about it "rude". From Wordnik.com. [miss-k2 Diary Entry] Reference
I have to add my voice that it is simply disingenuous to call anything we are talking about "abrupt" or even a complete withdrawal. From Wordnik.com. [Feingold Amendment Defeated] Reference
The Cincinnati company said sales of its upper-respiratory products declined sharply as the H1N1 threat pandemic came to an "abrupt" end. From Wordnik.com. [Medicines Up Despite Gunk Woe] Reference
Her words were in abrupt contrast. From Wordnik.com. [Daisy] Reference
Kan's "abrupt" proposal of the tax hike without much explanation. From Wordnik.com. [The Earth Times Online Newspaper] Reference
Which is to point out that this pending move isn't by any means 'abrupt'. From Wordnik.com. [Conceptual Guerilla - Central Command in the War of Ideas] Reference
Next - the 767 can be difficult to land, and sometimes it can be "abrupt". From Wordnik.com. [Sydney Indymedia - Comments] Reference
"Maybe you thought it kind of abrupt, Mr. Pierrepont, me asking you up here so unceremonious," he said. From Wordnik.com. [Humorous Ghost Stories] Reference
Technologoizer notes that fans of both networks are uncomfortable with more than just the "abrupt" channel rearrangement. From Wordnik.com. [DailyTech News Feed] Reference
I would not call it abrupt. From Wordnik.com. [Matthew Yglesias » More Sopranos Blogging] Reference
The ending is kind of abrupt, but it’s all still quite innocent family fun. From Wordnik.com. [Buzzine » Uncle D’s DVD Shelf] Reference
But that came to an abrupt end when the communists took over in 1949. From Wordnik.com. [Shanghai In Style] Reference
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