SYNONYMS FOR abrupt
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OTHER WORDS FROM abruptab·rupt·ly, adverbab·rupt·ness, noun
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Chipmakers curbed production then ramped back up, though they still can't meet the industry's abrupt demand rebound.The global chip shortage is slamming the auto industry|Joann Muller|February 5, 2021|Axios
Our best bet right now, based on the abrupt shift in model projections toward some meaningful precipitation, is that some wet snow will occur.Game on! Super Bowl snow is back in the forecast for D.C. area.|Jason Samenow, Wes Junker|February 4, 2021|Washington Post
Jumping into a message without at least a “Hi” is abrupt and rude in email, but less so in a text.Video conferences are here to stay, even after we go back to the office. Get used to it.|Karla Miller|February 4, 2021|Washington Post
The discovery, described January 16 in Cretaceous Research, suggests that mosasaurs were evolving experimental physical traits and lifestyles right up until their abrupt extinction 66 million years ago.This ancient sea reptile had a slicing bite like no other|Jake Buehler|February 2, 2021|Science News
The retelling also seems to confirm long-standing rumors that Sean “Diddy” Combs — a frequent target of Williams — had a hand in Williams’s abrupt 1998 departure from the prominent hip-hop station.Wendy Williams seems like the perfect Lifetime movie subject. So why is it so unsettling to watch?|Bethonie Butler|January 31, 2021|Washington Post
In May 2009, however, the president had an abrupt change of heart.The Detainee Abuse Photos Obama Didn’t Want You To See|Noah Shachtman, Tim Mak|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Fans felt cheated by the abrupt end of a marriage seasons in the making (to Lady Mary, played by Michelle Dockery).
Biologist Mattson is alarmed by the abrupt 2008 rise in grizzly mortality from conflicts both with livestock and hunters.
King declined to elaborate on what that “immediate and abrupt action” would be, saying only that he had “a few ideas.”Steve King: GOP Congress Should Keep Repealing Obamacare|Ben Jacobs|October 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The abrupt increase that night in U.S. sorties also stopped the town falling.In the Battle for Kobani, ISIS Falls Back. But for How Long?|Jamie Dettmer|October 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There was no vivacity in his putty-coloured features, but there were promptitude and decision in every abrupt gesture.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
The intricacies and abrupt turns in the road separated him from his immediate followers.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
She had begun to speak with an abrupt and almost fierce nervous irritation, but she recovered herself immediately.Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
Some of his violins possess a distinguishing mark in a rather abrupt rise in the centre.Violins and Violin Makers|Joseph Pearce
The speech came to an abrupt end when, losing her balance, she fell to the ground, and lay there in drunken contentment.The Garret and the Garden|R.M. Ballantyne