2. away, about, out, out of doors, out of the house, not at home, in the open air, gone out; not present, absent, elsewhere, yonder.
3. spread around, in circulation, at large, astir, before the public, publicly.
4. broadly, widely, far and wide, expansively, extensively, unrestrainedly; everywhere, all over, ubiquitously.
5. wide of the mark, wide of the truth, in error, off the scent, off the course, without the last clue; puzzled, bewildered, at the end of one's wits, abstracted, preoccupied, perplexed. abrogate , abrogation n. ,
abrupt, adj.1. sudden, quick, hasty, instantaneous, rapid, swift, hurried; headlong, rash, precipitate, out-of-hand, unseasonable, ill-timed; unexpected, unforeseen, unanticipated, unlooked for, unannounced.
2. curt, brusque, blunt, gruff, short, broken off; rude, impolite, discourteous, uncivil, ungracious, unceremonious.
3. discontinuous, broken, disconnected, uneven, jerky, angular, rough, irregular, jagged, zigzag, crag-ged; cramped, harsh, stiff, (as style)
4. steep, sheer, sharp, precipitous, declivitous, ac-clivitous.
abscess, n. ulcer, ulceration, noma, fester, festering, gathering, gumboil, parulis, tubercle, Obs.apostem or aposteme orapostume oraposthume, Obs.apostema-tion, Archaic, impostume orimposthume; canker, lesion, chancre, chancroid, soft chancre, simple chancre; boil, blain, furuncle, furunculus, carbuncle, pustule, pimple, papule, papilla, pock, wen, whelk, Rare,
bleb, Archaic, botch; sore, open orrunning sore, gall, excoriation; whitlow, agnail.
abscond, v. 1. flee, bolt, elope, escape, fly, take flight, take to flight, take wing, SI. wing it, Inf beat it, Inf. skip out, Inf. skip town, Inf. skedaddle, SI. skidoodle, SI. skidoo orskiddoo, SI. vamoose or vamose, SI. light out; run, run away, run off, take to one's heels, make a quick exit, Rare,
fugitate, Inf take off, Inf. clear out, Inf make tracks, Inf. cut out, Inf. cut and run, Inf. fly the coop, SI. split, SI. scram, SI. blow, SI. hightail it, SI. lam ortake it on the lam;
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I read it in one and a half hour.
I read it in one and a half hours.
In English, use the plural with anything greater than one, even it it's less than two.