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Unexpected EventsPlay
Use 'abrupt' when an action or event happens so unexpectedly it may cause surprise or shock. SlideThe show's abrupt ending left the audience in disbelief.
LampPro Tip 2/3
Strong ReactionsPlay
Describe a physical reaction, like a stop or movement, that's so sudden it jolts or startles you. SlideThe car came to an abrupt halt when a cat dashed across the street.
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Story TwistsPlay
Use 'abrupt' for a rapid change in a narrative or subject that might confuse or intrigue. SlideHer story took an abrupt twist that none of us saw coming.