It is disappointing to learn that the individual chose to halt those discussions in such an abrupt fashion today.
This was an abrupt indictment of the entirely extravagant, overly commercialized, highly politicized institution of marriage.
They understand that there is no political will to just let the debt limit expire and have an abrupt halt right now.
In the 14th century, four centuries of mild weather came to an abrupt halt in Europe.
Poland, for example, was miffed by the abrupt cancellation of a U.S. anti-missile program.
Her reflections were brought to an abrupt end by what President Morton was saying.
The abrupt fall was not more than a foot now, and I had strong hopes that we could overcome it.
The person who reads a monologue aloud will find that its abrupt transitions are a great help, and not a hindrance.
He broke off, climaxing his question with an abrupt swing of the sword.
The abrupt slant of the hill gives the building an additional story on the south side.