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abruptly (adverb); more abruptly, most abruptly
A reference to or descriptive of how something takes place without warning: The party ended abruptly when the storm suddenly cut off the electricity.

The trail for the donkeys ended abruptly and the tourists had to hike the remaining distance to the lookout point.

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