Example sentences for: abrupt

How can you use “abrupt” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The NYT passes this theory along but spends most of its EgyptAir ink reporting that American crash investigators have been drawn to the role of the relief pilot not just for the reference he made to God shortly before the plane went down, but also because of the abrupt way he took the co-pilot's seat just minutes before the catastrophe.

  • The transition between heterochromatin and euchromatin appears to be gradual rather than abrupt.

  • They showed that abrupt speculative attacks, which would almost instantly wipe out the government's stockpile, were a natural consequence of typical price-stabilization schemes.

  • The sensuality of "To Earthward" is acted out by its reaching, lingering, abrupt, or stretched sentences as they tease and cavort with rhyme and line ending.

  • By his abrupt switch to the side of relatively radical reform, the senator has opened up a gap in the middle of the debate.

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