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Meaning of ABRUPTLY

Pronunciation:  u'bruptlee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adv]  quickly and without warning; "he stopped suddenly"
 

ABRUPTLY is a 8 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: dead, short, suddenly
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ab*rupt"ly\, adv.
1. In an abrupt manner; without giving notice, or without the
   usual forms; suddenly.

2. Precipitously.

{Abruptly pinnate} (Bot.), pinnate without an odd leaflet, or
   other appendage, at the end. --Gray.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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