Abrupt

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  • surprisingly and unceremoniously brusque in manner; "an abrupt reply"
  • exceedingly sudden and unexpected; "came to an abrupt stop"; "an abrupt change in the weather"
  • extremely steep; "an abrupt canyon"; "the precipitous rapids of the upper river"; "the precipitous hills of Chinese paintings"; "a sharp drop"
  • marked by sudden changes in subject and sharp transitions; "abrupt prose"

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  • Abrupt climate change: See also: Runaway climate change and Avoiding dangerous climate change An abrupt climate change occurs when the climate system is forced to transition to
  • Amanita abrupta: Amanita abrupta, commonly known as the American abrupt-bulbed Lepidella, is a species of fungus in the Amanitaceae family of mushrooms. Named for the characteristic
  • Abrupt Point: Abrupt Point (66°54′S 56°42′E / 66.900°S 56.700°E / -66.900; 56.700Coordinates: 66°54′S 56°42′E / 66.900°S 56.700°E / -66.900; 56.700), also known
  • Placental abruption: Placental abruption (also known as abruptio placentae) is a complication of pregnancy, wherein the placental lining has separated from the uterus of the
  • Abrupt Island: Abrupt Island, also known as Brattöy, is an island 0.5 miles (1 km) across, lying 1.5 miles (2 km) east of Lang Island, east of the Oygarden Group and

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