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Sentences with the adjective Abrupt

2 examples:

He was confused by the abrupt question.

She looked puzzled at the abrupt question posed by a reporter.

Sentence with the comparative degree of the adjective Abrupt

1 example:

Brian Smith’s farewell to top-flight English rugby looks like being significantly more abrupt than the former England attack coach imagined.
(The Independent - Sport, )

Sentence with the absolute superlative degree of the adjective Abrupt

1 example:

The particles are stable in 6.7 molar guanidine hydrochloride at up to 80 degrees Celsius, and undergo extremely abrupt, but reversible, disassembly between 2 molar and 2.25 molar guanidinium thiocyanate.
(Nature, )


1 example:

A mayor's abrupt order to evacuate a 40-year-old public-housing complex because of severe lead contamination led many to wonder: How could the problem have been overlooked for so long?
(Fox News - U.S., )

Other sentences

100 examples:

That was abrupt.

Don't make abrupt moves.

She made an abrupt answer.

The car made an abrupt turn.

He made an abrupt departure.

The car came to an abrupt stop.

The bus came to an abrupt stop.

He's abrupt in his way of speaking.

The elevator came to an abrupt halt.

I was amazed at his abrupt resignation.

The policeman was rather abrupt with me.

his abrupt decision may lead you in wrong way

Tom's abrupt manner puts a lot of people off.

Bill's abrupt manner causes him to be misunderstood.

He is abrupt, but is, in fact, a good-natured person.

There is a fine line between speech that is terse and to the point and speech that is too abrupt.

I was charmed with it, adopted it, dropped my abrupt contradiction and positive argumentation, and put on the humble inquirer and doubter.

Revolution, n. In politics, an abrupt change in the form of misgovernment.
(Ambrose Bierce)

Quarterback competition almost comes to abrupt end.
(USA Today - NFL, )

Beast Mode was brought to an abrupt halt on Sunday.
(USA Today - NFL, )

Percy Harvin's tumultuous career has come to an abrupt end.
(The New York Times - Pro-Football, )

BG has been rudderless since Chris Finlayson’s abrupt departure.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

His abrupt and unexpected exit Wednesday comes just nine months...
(Los Angeles Times - All The Rage, )

Eyebrow-raising testimony, abrupt changes of plans, courtroom delays.
(The New York Times - Pro-Basketball, )

Their long reigns have a habit of coming to an abrupt and brutal end.
(The Independent - World News, )

Frequently pompous, often abrupt but never, ever stricken by self-doubt.
(Daily Mail - News, )

A simmering feud that leads to a local GOP official’s abrupt resignation.
(Los Angeles Times - National News, )

Abrupt climate change is a ubiquitous feature of the Late Pleistocene epoch.
(Nature, )

An exploration of new work putting abrupt recent warming in long-term context.
(The New York Times - Science, )

But with the abrupt resignation of House Speaker John A. Boehner, McConnell's...
(Los Angeles Times - National News, )

The last glacial period was characterized by a series of abrupt climate changes.
(Nature Geoscience, )

The Tutela Legal office's abrupt closure comes amid challenges to an amnesty law.
(Tracy Wilkinson in Los Angeles Times - Religion, )

Vance Worley's impressive stretch since the All-Star break came to an abrupt end.
(Fox News - Sports, )

His rise to high office had been rapid, but Westland brought it to an abrupt end.
(The Independent - People, )

She was accused of being behind his abrupt departure from One Direction in March.
(Daily Mail - TV&Showbiz, )

Despite the abrupt exit, they’ve remained friends and golfing rivals ever since.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

They did so again this week, when her abrupt departure from the helm was disclosed.
(The Independent - Business, )

The success of Prince in keeping control of his copyright has come to an abrupt end.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Abrupt CEO resignation leads to question about whether it will go the way of Borders.
(USA Today - Money, )

The release of massive amounts of carbon led to abrupt warming 55.5 million years ago.
(Nature Geoscience, )

Abrupt fluctuations serve as reward prediction errors, reinforcing behavioral choices.
(Nature Neuroscience, )

So have questions about the company's future growth and the abrupt departure of a CEO.
(Forbes - Technology, )

A paper by a former Nasa scientist warns that we are provoking an abrupt climate shift.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

Greenland experienced several abrupt and brutal climate changes during the last ice age.
(Science Daily - News, )

Her abrupt NPR departure followed controversies that fed into criticisms of liberal bias.
(USA Today - Money, )

Reyhanli's main drag, Ataturk Boulevard, comes to an abrupt end at the foot of the mountain.
(The Vancouver Sun - World, )

Archive clips show how a broadcaster's question can bring a TV interview to a very abrupt end.
(BBC News - Politics, )

New research shows how past abrupt climatic changes in the North Atlantic propagated globally.
(Science Daily - News, )

Abrupt climate changes during the last glacial period affected most of the Northern Hemisphere.
(Nature Geoscience, )

Brian needs to know what to say to his team about Stephanie's abrupt departure from the company.
(Forbes - Education, )

In the wake of Flappy Bird's abrupt end, a strange second market for Flappy Bird art has emerged.
(The Wall Street Journal - Technology, )

The last glacial period and deglaciation were marked by abrupt, millennial-scale climate changes.
(Nature Geoscience, )

The abrupt departure of a top executive raises more questions about Valeant’s growth prospects.
(The Wall Street Journal - Markets News, )

A Bahamas-bound Carnival ship made an abrupt itinerary change in the wake of the Category 4 storm.
(Fox News - Travel, )

Their friendship came to an abrupt in earlier this year when they came to blows over Mario Falcone.
(Daily Mail - TV&Showbiz, )

Abrupt mass extinction events could set off a lasting Lilliput Effect that favor smaller organisms.
(Tech Times - Science, )

Jim Harbaugh's abrupt departure from a media session is a prime example of bank account leadership.
(Forbes - Education, )

Most people believe that sudden cardiac arrests are so abrupt that intervention is almost impossible.
(Tech Times - Health, )

He will quit before 2020 and his career could be brought to an abrupt end by an EU referendum defeat.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Just a few short weeks ago, rumours were rife that their seven-year marriage had come to an abrupt end.
(Daily Mail - TV&Showbiz, )

Get Me Out Of Here! almost came to an abrupt end when he decided to quit the show in Wednesday's episode.
(Daily Mail - TV&Showbiz, )

Rafael Nadal's 10-year streak of winning at least one major title per season came to an abrupt end Friday.
(UPI - Sports News, )

The abrupt liquidation of a Third Ave fund was one factor behind the Dow Industrial’s 300-point decline.
(The Wall Street Journal - Markets News, )

A Parish Council meeting was brought to an abrupt halt when a fight broke out during an allotments meeting.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

Iran's abrupt seizure of a commercial vessel in the Persian Gulf bears the fingerprints of a specific group.
(CNBC, )

Donald Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski’s abrupt firing Monday came down to a battle of ultimatums.
(Fox News - Politics, )

Anything that moved would have felt abrupt, out of place, and likely caused Instagram’s user base to revolt.
(Forbes - Technology, )

The abrupt decision to close the remaining Corinthian Colleges Inc. schools left many students in shock Monday.
(Samantha Masunaga, Chris Kirkham in Los Angeles Times - Business, )

Cardiac arrest is the abrupt loss of heart function in a person who may or may not have diagnosed heart disease.
(Science Daily - News, )

Jim Cramer sees signs of life in the long-forgotten industrial stocks, which seem poised for an abrupt turnaround.
(CNBC, )

The research revealed an abrupt magnetic transition brought about by the slightest change in thickness of the layer.
(Science Daily - News, )

Scientists have demonstrated that an abrupt weakening of the summer monsoon affected northwest India 4,100 years ago.
(Science Daily - News, )

Ice-core ammonium records show abrupt increases in wildfire activity during brief warmings in the last glacial period.
(Nature Geoscience, )

According to new research, abrupt global warming is to blame for the disappearance of mammoths during the last ice age.
(UPI - Science News, )

Ericsson CEO Hans Vestberg’s abrupt departure after a string of poor results leaves a string of unanswered questions.
(The Wall Street Journal - Technology, )

The Amazon Destinations travel and booking service has come to an abrupt end, as it shut down without any prior warning.
(Tech Times - Biz Tech, )

The NTSB found an undiagnosed sleep disorder and an abrupt shift change caused the deadliest of five accidents in a year.
(NBC News Travel, )

It was the cruellest, most abrupt possible ending to a near-glorious Women’s World Cup run by the Lionesses of England.
(The Vancouver Sun - Sports, )

The gigantic dinosaurs that thrived on Earth millions of years ago evolved to become birds but the process was not abrupt.
(Tech Times - Science, )

The 13-term Ohio Republican will appear on the CBS Sunday-morning news show to discuss the reasons behind his abrupt news.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Politics, )

A referendum that could bring to an abrupt end one of the few certainties in an increasingly uncertain world: Great Britain.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

The abrupt cancellation of football season at a New Jersey prep powerhouse signaled something more than locker room hijinks.
(Fox News - U.S., )

Bill Gross' abrupt departure from Pimco was preceded by months of clashes that got progressively worse, according to sources.
(CNBC, )

Hardcore soccer fans are at a sudden loss –- not due to a lack of victory so much as an abrupt end to a global sports party.
(NBC News Health, )

Ice core records show evidence for an abrupt, and thus far unexplained, increase in atmospheric CO 2 levels ~14,600 years ago.
(Nature Communications, )

Iceland’s fairy tale run through to the quarterfinals of soccer’s European Championships came to an abrupt halt on Sunday.
(USA Today - Sports, )

Justin Rose enjoys a let-off on the 15th hole at Augusta when his water-bound ball comes to an abrupt stop in the nick of time.
(BBC Sport, )

It would have been a very abrupt return to reality for Crown Princess Mary when she landed back in the depths of Danish winter.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

The abrupt cancellation of this summer's North American arena tour of "Jesus Christ Superstar" is apparently not being forgiven.
(The Vancouver Sun - Entertainment/Arts, )

A week after the abrupt end to one of their most disappointing postseasons, the Dodgers made a move that could change a culture.
(Bill Plaschke in Los Angeles Times - Motor Racing, )

According to them, unless the current pace of fossil fuel use changes, the world is bound to experience an abrupt climate shift.
(Tech Times - Science, )

An abrupt Brisbane International quarter-final exit has not stopped Bernard Tomic of believing a top 20 surge is possible in 2015.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Some Tim Hortons workers may have felt blindsided by recent layoffs, but management experts say abrupt announcements are the norm.
(Trinh Theresa Do in CBC News - Business, )

Government shelling came to an abrupt halt at midnight in Donetsk, but a key rebel leader isn't so sure he wants to stop fighting.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Kanye West in the Armenian capital Yerevan came to an abrupt end after the U.S. rapper jumped into a lake, causing chaotic scenes.
(Reuters US - People, )

Gates feared Congress might again legislate defeat, restricting funding for the surge and forcing an abrupt termination of the war.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

In an abrupt reversal, Sony Pictures Entertainment said Tuesday it will release "The Interview" in select theaters on Christmas Day.
(NBC News Entertainment, )

An abrupt Brisbane International quarter-final exit has not stopped Bernard Tomic from believing a top 20 surge is possible in 2015.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

The abrupt change in the Nordic nations is one of the most striking consequences of the surge of asylum seekers in Europe this year.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Researchers point out that two major abrupt water warming events that happened thousands of years ago caused hypoxia and low oxygen.
(Tech Times - Science, )

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