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Related / Similar Words: precipitous, sharp, disconnected

 

Definition:
  • surprisingly and unceremoniously brusque in manner; "an abrupt reply";
  • exceedingly sudden and unexpected; "came to an abrupt stop"; "an abrupt change in the weather";
  • extremely steep; "an abrupt canyon"; "the precipitous rapids of the upper river"; "the precipitous hills of Chinese paintings"; "a sharp drop";
  • marked by sudden changes in subject and sharp transitions; "abrupt prose";

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    Language Translations:
    Danish: pludselig   Finnish: äkillinen  
    French: brusque   German: abrupt  
    Italian: brusco   Maltese: f'daqqa  
    Norwegian: brå   Novial: abrupt  
    Portuguese: brusco   Spanish: repentino  
    Telugu: అకస్మాత్తుగా  
     
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