His long run of work abroad had abruptly come to an end.
This was the second time death had abruptly come so close to me.
Inside, the house seemed to have come abruptly to life.
Other seasons come abruptly but ask so little when they do.
She came back to earth abruptly at the mention of his name.
In the following week, the Deaf community as a political force came abruptly into its own.
It came so abruptly, that for a full moment he did not understand her meaning.
Two weeks later, or maybe it was a month, our life came abruptly to an end.
We came upon it abruptly around a turn of the road.
Political change often comes abruptly (contrast the 103d Congress with the current 104th).