Definition of Prerupt

1. abrupt [adj] - See also: abrupt



Lexicographical Neighbors of Prerupt

prerinsed
prerinses
prerinsing
preriot
prerock
prerogative
prerogative writ
prerogatived
prerogatively
prerogatives
prerolls
preromantic
prerotation
preround
prerupt (current term)
pres.
presa
presacral
presage
presaged
presageful
presagement
presager
presagers
presages
presageth
presaging
presagious
presale

Literary usage of Prerupt

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1835)
"... to tin.1, fishable ground, prerupt as it was in many placee, comparatively level, through which the stream—for hoarse as was its murmur it had ceased to ..."

2. The London Magazine by John Scott, John Taylor (1823)
"... on the prerupt rocks and breezy downs of woody ***»•** ! Thou who hast taught so many Greek and Roman mouths to utter vigorous and manly English. ..."

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