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Overview of adj abrupt

The adj abrupt has 4 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (3) abrupt, disconnected

(marked by sudden changes in subject and sharp transitions; "abrupt prose")

2. (2) abrupt

(exceedingly sudden and unexpected; "came to an abrupt stop"; "an abrupt change in the weather")

3. abrupt, precipitous, sharp

(extremely steep; "an abrupt canyon"; "the precipitous rapids of the upper river"; "the precipitous hills of Chinese paintings"; "a sharp drop")

4. abrupt

(surprisingly and unceremoniously brusque in manner; "an abrupt reply") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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