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synonyms for abruptly

  • all of a sudden
  • precipitously
  • suddenly
  • unexpectedly
  • unanticipatedly
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How to use abruptly in a sentence

The revelation immediately revived the show’s fandom, as many previous fans of the show who’d stopped paying attention in recent years abruptly tuned in again to see how their beloved ship was doing.
SUPERNATURAL’S BONKERS SERIES FINALE MARKED THE END OF AN ERA OF FANDOMAJA ROMANONOVEMBER 20, 2020VOX
In Arizona on Saturday, the plaintiffs in a lawsuit about alleged ballot issues stemming from the use of Sharpie markers abruptly moved to dismiss their suit without prejudice.
PA. ATTORNEY GENERAL SAYS THERE’S NO NEED FOR ADDITIONAL INTERVENTION BY SUPREME COURT WITH MAIL BALLOTSREIS THEBAULT, ROBERT BARNES, HANNAH KNOWLESNOVEMBER 8, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Ant, whose IPO was poised to be the new record-setter until regulators abruptly halted it on Tuesday, would have seen its shares open at a price 31-times the company’s net profit forecast for 2021, as Reuters observed.
ANOTHER ANT UNDER CHINA’S BOOTRHHACKETTFORTUNENOVEMBER 4, 2020FORTUNE
It’s mothers who are bearing the brunt of abruptly losing child care and school.
THE ECONOMY COULD LOSE A GENERATION OF WORKING MOTHERSBRYCE COVERTOCTOBER 30, 2020VOX
Winds abruptly shift to out of the north in the evening and are gusty through the night.
UPDATED FORECAST: ZETA’S RAIN RAPIDLY EXITING D.C. AREA AFTER ONE TO THREE INCHES, BUT MORE SHOWERS OVERNIGHT.DAVID STREIT, JASON SAMENOWOCTOBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
If the weights change, the particle can abruptly lurch from one path to another, undergoing a transition that would be impossible in old-fashioned physics.
THE MOST FAMOUS PARADOX IN PHYSICS NEARS ITS ENDGEORGE MUSSEROCTOBER 29, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
He brought them to Jillson then abruptly left, which he said seemed strange.
SOMEONE OUT THERE WANTS TO ADOPT YOUR CREEPY TOYS. THERE’S A MATCHMAKER FOR THAT.MAUREEN O'HAGANOCTOBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Silver Lake Schools Superintendent Tim Hallacy told NBC affiliate KSNT on Friday that the district was scrambling to make up ground lost during the spring semester when schools abruptly closed.
NEW JERSEY SCHOOL DISTRICT PLEDGES TO PROTECT AT LEAST ONE RITUAL FROM PANDEMIC UPHEAVAL: THE SNOW DAYKIM BELLWAREOCTOBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
When the coronavirus pandemic hit, the Capitol abruptly shuttered.
PELOSI IS ALREADY WORKING ON 2022RACHEL SCHALLOMOCTOBER 26, 2020FORTUNE
When he cooled mercury wire to just above absolute zero, the resistance abruptly disappeared.
SCIENTISTS JUST ACHIEVED ROOM TEMPERATURE SUPERCONDUCTIVITY FOR THE FIRST TIMEEDD GENTOCTOBER 19, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
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WORDS RELATED TO ABRUPTLY

  • abruptly
  • hard
  • head on
  • headlong
  • noisily
  • precisely
  • smack
  • straight
  • suddenly
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