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adjective Suddenly, unexpected.
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We are slowly improving at the moment and if all the logistics are catered for, we could pull some surprises in the coming months," the team's coach Innocent Simiyu said on Thursday.SportPesa abruptly pulled the plug on a Sh500 million deal with the Kenya Rugby Union which benefitedthe Sevens team most at the start of thisyear.
The seven quirky stories in GisA[umlaut]le Villeneuve's new collection, Rising Abruptly, all have mountains at their heart.
Many smokers try several times to quit abruptly but are not successful.
BEIRUT: The English-language website of one of Lebanon's most outspoken newspapers abruptly ended operations Friday, after a three-and-a-half-year stint, while plans to launch an English print edition were also put in the shredder.
The Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU) has abruptly cancelled all its classes and work at its Loyola Heights campus due to a bomb threat.
The search for a former Los Angeles police officer ended abruptly Tuesday when a man barricaded himself in a cabin and mounted a last stand in a shootout in which he killed a sheriff's deputy and wounded another before the building erupted in flames.
Bloodletting was a key medical practice in 19th century Europe: it abruptly stopped even though there was relatively little argument about its benefits or failures.
Her parents abruptly uprooted from their Texas home.
PNN This morning, Friday 6th July, The occupation forces has abruptly closed Beit Hanoun (Erez) crossing in the northern Gaza Strip.
The government's bid on Monday to postpone a debate on the legislation met with stiff resistance from the BJP, which wanted an immediate progress report since the extended session in December to pass the Bill was abruptly prorogued.
The authors reviewed ten randomized controlled studies, involving 3,760 participants, comparing the outcomes of quitting abruptly or gradually.
Summary: A police car chase has ended abruptly after the man fleeing traffic control officers smashed into the side of a house.