Thesaurus / cut short

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"Yes, red——" began Clarence, but the words were cut short by an exclamation from Joyce.

The Red MiriokAnna M. Barnes

The chorused response was cut short by the spitting of weapons.

The Free RangeFrancis William Sullivan

Mr. Ruggles profound and happy snore was cut short by the page boy, who fetched in a note, with the Savoy stamping on the back.

The Girl From His TownMarie Van Vorst

"Take me to my—" His words were cut short by another fit of coughing, and he stood trembling there, a pitiable figure of distress.

The Long PatrolH. A. Cody

His career was cut short by death when he was only twenty-five years old.

More than once the young officer would have cut short the recital, but this Havelock would not permit.

The Red YearLouis Tracy

The career which seemed so full of promise was cut short by death.

Whereupon Daniel, finding nothing to reply, cut short the interview.

The Surprises of LifeGeorges Clemenceau

The Committee of Public Safety refused the witnesses called for the defence, and cut short the proceedings.

Lectures on the French RevolutionJohn Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton

When he began an apology for having to annoy her so frequently, she cut short his excuses.

No ClueJames Hay

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