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  • verb Present participle of abrupt.


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  • Firth suspects his upstairs neighbor of being a serial killer, given a high turn-over among female visitors: six in eighteen months, each abrupting disappearing from the life of Ronald Jidney.

    Ecstatic Days 2009

  • And that above all else made me so angry and despondent, and yet aware (even with the fuzziness of this all) that two kids can be born into precisely the same circumstances (a mere 10 grams separated them and the perhaps significant fact that Hallie came out first and Livvie second and that Olivia’s placenta was degrading and abrupting) and yet have as different outcomes as anyone can imagine

    I can see clearly now… « Adventures in Juggling 2008


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