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suddenly

adverb

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1 with great suddenness
  • the bus stopped suddenly, and somebody's lunch landed in the aisle

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2 without warning
  • suddenly, something fell out of the sky and landed in the field a few feet away

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“Suddenly.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/suddenly. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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