Word For The Day. "Abrupt"

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  Abrupt [ uh-bruhpt ]

Synonyms:  precipitous, sheer, steep, etc.



Definition of abrupt



         1. sudden or unexpected:

               an abrupt departure.

         2. curt or brusque in speech, manner, etc.:

               an abrupt reply.

         3. terminating or changing suddenly:

               an abrupt turn in a road.

         4. having many sudden changes from one subject to another; lacking in continuity or smoothness:

               an abrupt writing style.

         5. steep; precipitous:

               an abrupt descent.


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