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sud·den

sudden

 
 
pronunciation:
suh dn
phrases:
all of a sudden
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: happening without notice or warning; not expected.
A sudden noise frightened us.
synonyms:
unexpected
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phrase: all of a sudden
derivations: suddenly (adv.), suddenness (n.)