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See definition of all of a sudden on Dictionary.com
  • as inabruptly
  • as insuddenly

synonyms for all of a sudden

  • precipitously
  • suddenly
  • unexpectedly
  • unanticipatedly
  • abruptly
  • quickly
  • swiftly
  • short
  • aback
  • all at once
  • asudden
  • forthwith
  • on spur of moment
  • sudden
  • unanticipatedly
  • unaware
  • unawares
  • without warning
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How to use all of a sudden in a sentence

The noise of his slumbers culminated in a sudden, choking grunt, and abruptly ceased.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Now-a-days it is the bankrupt who flouts, and his too confiding creditors who are jeered and laughed at.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
He felt himself the meanest, vilest thing a-crawl upon this sinful earth, and she—dear God!
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
He had discovered that the all-glorious boast of Spain was not exempt from the infirmities of common men.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
All that scientific bric-a-brac in the cupboard had far better be thrown away.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
The sudden pall of darkness in this strange house of mystery was just a tiny bit awesome.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
Naturally the conversation fell on the all-absorbing topic of the day and the object of his mission.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
While you were admiring the long roll of the wave, a sudden spray would be dashed over you, and make you catch your breath!
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Urinary sediments may be studied under three heads: A. Unorganized sediments.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ALL OF A SUDDEN

  • all of a sudden
  • precipitously
  • suddenly
  • unanticipatedly
  • unexpectedly
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.