suddenly


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Synonyms for suddenly

Synonyms for suddenly

without any warning

Synonyms for suddenly

happening unexpectedly

quickly and without warning

on impulse

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I heard the crackle of fire in the sand pits and the sudden squeal of a horse that was as suddenly stilled.
But it passed and spared me, and left the night about me suddenly dark and un- familiar.
Christine, who, in her innocence, had not dreamed of such a possibility, suddenly discovered the danger of the game and reproached herself bitterly.
One fact was certain, that Christine, who until then had shown herself the stronger of the two, became suddenly inexpressibly nervous.
she asked suddenly, breaking off her merry conversation and laughter with those about her.
Aglaya suddenly whispered angrily to herself the word--
It looked as though it had been suddenly snatched up and killed; and as I stared at the little furry body came the difficulty of how the thing had been done.
Then suddenly traversing a little glade, I saw with an unpleasant start two clumsy legs among the trees, walking with noiseless footsteps parallel with my course, and perhaps thirty yards away from me.
He suddenly felt tempted again to give it all up and go away.
Suddenly he remembered and realised that the big key with the deep notches, which was hanging there with the small keys could not possibly belong to the chest of drawers (on his last visit this had struck him), but to some strong box, and that everything perhaps was hidden in that box.
And suddenly I saw him lying like a dead body; then he gradually recovered and went with me into my study carrying a large book of sheets of drawing paper; I said, "I drew that," and he answered by bowing his head.
With a stern bow her father turned from me to join her; but she suddenly slipped past him, threw her arms round me, and kissed me one long passionate kiss.
I shrieked, suddenly striking the table in absolute frenzy, and at the same time fully understanding how stupid it was to be in such a frenzy.
And suddenly, from the mysterious and awful far-away world in which he had been living for the last twenty-two hours, Levin felt himself all in an instant borne back to the old every-day world, glorified though now, by such a radiance of happiness that he could not bear it.
The words were still ringing in her ears, when he suddenly passed away, with the hurrying crowd.