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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Abruptly \Ab*rupt"ly\, adv.
1. In an abrupt manner; without giving notice, or without the
usual forms; suddenly.
[1913 Webster] Abruptly pinnate
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adv 1: quickly and without warning; "he stopped suddenly" [syn:
abruptly, suddenly, short, dead]
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
53 Moby Thesaurus words for "abruptly":
a corps perdu, bang, bearishly, bluffly, bluntly, boorishly,
brashly, brusquely, cavalierly, churlishly, crustily, curtly, dash,
forthwith, gruffly, harshly, hastily, head over heels, headfirst,
headforemost, headlong, heels over head, impetuously, impulsively,
like a flash, like a thunderbolt, nastily, of a sudden,
on short notice, plop, plump, plunk, pop, precipitantly,
precipitately, precipitously, rashly, sharp, sharply, short,
shortly, slap, slap-bang, smack, snippily, startlingly, sudden,
suddenly, surprisingly, unawares, unexpectedly, without notice,
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