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23 entries found for sudden.

Entry:  sudden
Function:  adjective
Definition:  unexpected
Synonyms:  abrupt, accelerated, acute, expeditious, fast, flash, fleet, hasty, headlong, hurried, immediate, impetuous, impromptu, impulsive, precipitant, precipitate, precipitous, quick, quickened, rapid, rash, rushing, spasmodic, speeded, subitaneous, swift, unforeseen, unusual
Concept:  timeliness
Source:  Roget's New Millennium™ Thesaurus, First Edition (v 1.0.5)
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Entry:  suddenly
Function:  adverb
Definition:  unexpectedly
Synonyms:  aback, abruptly, asudden, forthwith, quickly, short, sudden, swiftly, unanticipatedly, unaware, unawares, without warning
Concept:  timeliness
Source:  Roget's New Millennium™ Thesaurus, First Edition (v 1.0.5)
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Entry:  abrupt
Function:  adjective
Definition:  sudden
Synonyms:  hasty, hurried, jerky, precipitate, precipitous, quick, rushing, sudden, surprising, unanticipated, unceremonious, unexpected, unforeseen
Antonyms:  anticipated, deliberate, expected, gradual, leisurely
Concept:  speed (fast)
Source:  Roget's New Millennium™ Thesaurus, First Edition (v 1.0.5)
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Entry:  acute
Function:  adjective
Definition:  important
Synonyms:  afflictive, critical, crucial, dangerous, decisive, desperate, dire, essential, grave, serious, severe, sudden, urgent, vital
Antonyms:  insignificant, mild, not serious, unimportant
Concept:  importance (great)
Source:  Roget's New Millennium™ Thesaurus, First Edition (v 1.0.5)
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Entry:  acute
Function:  adjective
Definition:  intense
Synonyms:  cutting, distressing, excruciating, exquisite, fierce, keen, overpowering, overwhelming, piercing, poignant, powerful, racking, severe, sharp, shooting, stabbing, sudden, violent
Antonyms:  mild, moderate
Concept:  intensity
Source:  Roget's New Millennium™ Thesaurus, First Edition (v 1.0.5)
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Entry:  dramatic
Function:  adjective
Definition:  exciting
Synonyms:  affecting, breathtaking, climactic, comic, effective, electrifying, emotional, expressive, farcical, histrionic, impressive, melodramatic, moving, powerful, sensational, startling, striking, sudden, suspenseful, tense, theatrical, thespian, thrilling, tragic, vivid
Antonyms:  blah, normal, prosaic, undramatic, unexciting, unmoving
Concept:  interestingness
Source:  Roget's New Millennium™ Thesaurus, First Edition (v 1.0.5)
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Entry:  fleeting
Function:  adjective
Definition:  brief
Synonyms:  cursory, ephemeral, evanescent, fading, flitting, flying, fugacious, fugitive, impermanent, meteoric, momentary, passing, short, short-lived, sudden, temporary, transient, transitory, vanishing, volatile
Concept:  duration (short)
Source:  Roget's New Millennium™ Thesaurus, First Edition (v 1.0.5)
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Entry:  haphazard
Function:  adjective
Definition:  unplanned
Synonyms:  accidental, aimless, arbitrary, careless, casual, chance, designless, desultory, devil-may-care, disorderly, disorganized, erratically, fluke, helter-skelter, incidental, indiscriminate, irregular, loose, offhand, purposeless, random, reckless, slapdash, slipshod, spontaneous, sudden, unconcerned, unconscious, unconsidered, uncoordinated, unexpected, unmethodical, unorganized, unpremeditated, unsystematic, unthinking, willy-nilly
Concept:  indefiniteness
Source:  Roget's New Millennium™ Thesaurus, First Edition (v 1.0.5)
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Entry:  hasty
Function:  adjective
Definition:  speedy
Synonyms:  abrupt, agile, brash, breakneck, brief, brisk, careless, chop chop, cursory, eager, expeditious, fast, fiery, fleet, fleeting, foolhardy, harefooted, headlong, heedless, hurried, ill-advised, impatient, impetuous, impulsive, incautious, inconsiderate, madcap, passing, PDQ, perfunctory, precipitate, prompt, pronto, quick, quickened, quickie, rapid, rash, reckless, rushed, short, slam-bang, slapdash, snappy, subitaneous, sudden, superficial, swift, thoughtless, urgent
Concept:  speed (fast)
Source:  Roget's New Millennium™ Thesaurus, First Edition (v 1.0.5)
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Entry:  headlong
Function:  adjective
Definition:  reckless
Synonyms:  abrupt, brash, breakneck, dangerous, daredevil, daring, foolhardy, hasty, hurried, impetuous, impulsive, inconsiderate, precipitant, precipitate, rash, rough, rushing, sudden, tempestuous, thoughtless
Concept:  speed (fast)
Source:  Roget's New Millennium™ Thesaurus, First Edition (v 1.0.5)
Copyright © 2004 by Lexico Publishing Group, LLC. All rights reserved.

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