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abrupt: Having a distal boundary that is generally straight or plane and approximately perpendicular to the central axis.[1]
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Example(s): Example sentences from FNA : [1] Bracts equaling or slightly longer than seed scales, apex rounded, slightly emarginate, with an abrupt, short, central cusp. [2] terminal leaflet elliptic or elliptic-obovate, 11–15.5 × 3–8.5 cm, base rounded, apex with abrupt acumen ca. 1.5 cm;


  1. Categorical Glossary for the Flora of North America Project, by Robert W. Kiger and Duncan M. Porter. 2001. Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation.