WORD FORMATION: 'abrupt'

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. His football career came to an _______________ end because of knee problems.
2. His _______________ in speaking to people really makes a lot of people angry.
3. The woman stopped speaking _______________ and looked up with fear.
4. The conversation ended _______________ when the children entered the room.
5. He is always very _______________ when speaking to children and never really listens to them.
6. Ambrose Pierce once described revolution as an _______________ change in the form of misgovernment.
7. My ex-wife was very _______________ with me when I tried to speak to her at my daughter's birthday party.
8. The Finance Minister's _______________ departure from the Cabinet was a major topic of discussion in the news today.
9. The mountain rises _______________ from the seashore.
10. He was fired as a salesman because he was too _______________ with clients.
Exercise generated with *Gerry's Vocabulary Teacher* (Michael A. Riccioli - 2010)
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