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Abrupt
Abrupt Ab*rupt", a. [L. abruptus, p. p. of abrumpere to break off; ab + rumpere to break. See Rupture.] 1. Broken off; very steep, or craggy, as rocks, precipices, banks; precipitous; steep; as, abrupt places. ``Tumbling through ricks abrupt,' --Thomson. 2. Without notice to prepare the mind for the event; sudden; hasty; unceremonious. ``The cause of your abrupt departure.' --Shak. 3. Having sudden transitions from one subject to another; unconnected. The abrupt style, which hath many breaches. --B. Jonson.
Abrupt
Abrupt Ab*rupt", n. [L. abruptum.] An abrupt place. [Poetic] ``Over the vast abrupt.' --Milton.
Abrupt
Abrupt Ab*rupt", v. t. To tear off or asunder. [Obs.] ``Till death abrupts them.' --Sir T. Browne.

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