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abrupt

see definition of abrupt
  • adjhappening suddenly and unexpectedly
  • adjrude or brief in manner
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Synonyms for abrupt

adj happening suddenly and unexpectedly
  • hasty
  • hurried
  • precipitous
  • quick
  • sudden
  • surprising
  • unanticipated
  • unexpected
  • unforeseen
  • jerky
  • precipitate
  • rushing
  • unceremonious

Antonyms for abrupt

  • expected
  • lazy
  • slow
  • at ease
  • calm
  • deliberate
  • expansive
  • gradual
  • kind
  • leisurely
  • nice
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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blunt

adjective. straightforward

blunter

adjective. straightforward

brief

adjective. short, compressed

briefer

adjective. short, compressed

briefs

adjective. short, compressed

brusque

adjective. curt, surly
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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