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happening quickly and without warning

so sharply inclined as to be almost perpendicular

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marked by sudden changes in subject and sharp transitions

exceedingly sudden and unexpected

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extremely steep

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surprisingly and unceremoniously brusque in manner

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Therefore, to save any future dialogue from an abrupt end, both leaders need to express in clear words what they mean by the term denuclearisation.
'Despite the abrupt loss of power from the national grid and the subsequent tripping of our system, due to this surge, five of KE's generating units landed safely in island mode.
In this connection, the Home Department in its statement advised public not to pay heed to any rumours about abrupt administrative, legal or other changes regarding the merger such as the ones about immediate deployment of police in tribal areas as reported in certain sections of media.
He termed this as a violation of the judgment of the Supreme Court (SC) regarding abrupt transfers.
The sources said the ministry has received representations from various corporates and banks against the abrupt banning of LoUs asking the RBI to provide some breathing space to them.
The airplane will, however, stall at a higher indicated airspeed when excessive maneuvering loads are imposed by steep turns, pull-ups, or other abrupt changes in its flightpath.
AB Foods chief executive George Weston said the group, which also owns a food arm and sugar business, was concerned over the risk of "abrupt changes" to customs procedures.
Global Banking News-October 9, 2017--ECB says European banks well prepared to meet abrupt increase in interest rates
2017;66:174-176), the authors highlighted a study by Lindson-Hawley et al showing that abrupt cessation was associated with higher quit rates than gradual cessation.
SCIENTISTS believe rising levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere could have caused "abrupt changes" to the climate during the ice age periods.
Worldwide guidelines for smoking cessation generally recommend abrupt cessation over a gradual reduction in smoking, based on data from observational studies.
If I am approached in the street I say an abrupt NO and walk on.
SOME 22 people have been taken to hospital after an Air Canada plane made an "abrupt" landing and left the runway during bad weather.
* If there is an abrupt loss of vision due to bleeding or rapid accumulation of debris, Flo-X in situ can be utilized.
Scientists from the University of Cambridge have demonstrated that an abrupt weakening of the summer monsoon affected northwest India 4,100 years ago.