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abrupt

adjective Suddenly, unexpected.
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Stalls which result from abrupt maneuvers tend to be more rapid, or severe, than the unaccelerated stalls, and because they occur at higher-than-normal airspeeds, and/or may occur at lower than anticipated pitch attitudes, they may be unexpected by an inexperienced pilot.
The European Central Bank (ECB) has said that commercial banks under its jurisdiction are well prepared to meet an abrupt increase in interest rates.
While I agree with Smith et al's assessment of abrupt cessation for patients in the preparation and action stages of change as created by DiClemente and Prochaska, (2) most clinical patients are in the pre-contemplative and contemplative stages of change.
within the atmosphere can hit a tipping point, triggering abrupt temperature shifts that drastically affect the climate across the northern hemisphere in a relatively short space of time.
Thus, gradual cessation did not prove to be noninferior to abrupt cessation.
I am always abrupt and never get in to conversation with them.
Director Mansha Brothers, Mohammad Tahir Lone expressed the hope that the product will receive a positive response from the market in Pakistan as this will save the electronic appliances as well as important data in case of abrupt power failure as APC UPS will serve as a power bank.
Provides time sensitive, controlled vision recovery after an abrupt loss of vision in situ.
Moreover, the finding now links the decline of the Indus cities to a documented global scale climate event and its impact on the Old Kingdom in Egypt, the Early Bronze Age civilisations of Greece and Crete, and the Akkadian Empire in Mesopotamia, whose decline has previously been linked to abrupt climate change.
Summary: ENPPI of Egypt brought a revival by Gor Mahia of Kenya to an abrupt halt .
Talking to media, Qamar said that abrupt shortfall in the power generation was due to technical fault in some power plants, adding measures were being taken on emergency basis.
KOC) Sami Al-Rushaid said Tuesday "the abrupt and unjustifiable