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abrupt
adj. exceedingly sudden and unexpected; "came to an abrupt stop"; "an abrupt change in the weather"
sharp, precipitous, abrupt
adj. extremely steep; "an abrupt canyon"; "the precipitous rapids of the upper river"; "the precipitous hills of Chinese paintings"; "a sharp drop"
disconnected, abrupt
adj. marked by sudden changes in subject and sharp transitions; "abrupt prose"
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short, curt, brusk, brusque
adj. marked by rude or peremptory shortness; "try to cultivate a less brusque manner"; "a curt reply"; "the salesgirl was very short with him"
direct
adj. moving from west to east on the celestial sphere; or--for planets--around the sun in the same direction as the Earth
point-blank
adj. close enough to go straight to the target; "point-blank range"; "a point-blank shot"
scurrying, hurrying
adj. moving with great haste; "affection for this hurrying driving...little man"; "lashed the scurrying horses"
instant, instantaneous
adj. occurring with no delay; "relief was instantaneous"; "instant gratification"
precipitous, steep
adj. characterized by precipices; "a precipitous bluff"
hurried
adj. moving rapidly or performed quickly or in great haste; "a hurried trip to the store"; "the hurried life of a city"; "a hurried job"
hasty
adj. excessively quick; "made a hasty exit"; "a headlong rush to sell"
precipitant, overhasty, precipitous, precipitate, hasty
adj. done with very great haste and without due deliberation; "hasty marriage seldom proveth well"- Shakespeare; "hasty makeshifts take the place of planning"- Arthur Geddes; "rejected what was regarded as an overhasty plan for reconversion"; "wondered whether they had been rather precipitate in deposing the king"
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explosive
adj. sudden and loud; "an explosive laugh"
quick
adj. brought about in a short time: "a sudden cure"
unforeseen, unexpected
adj. happening or coming quickly and without warning; "a sudden unexpected development"
perpendicular
adj. extremely steep; "the great perpendicular face of the cliff"
steepish
adj. somewhat steep
clipped, short
adj. music: staccato notes
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gradual
adj. proceeding in small stages; "a gradual increase in prices"
gradual
adj. (of a topographical gradient) not steep or abrupt; "a gradual slope"
flat
adj. horizontally level; "a flat roof"
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