Word:

Sudden

Sud´den
a.1.Happening without previous notice or with very brief notice; coming unexpectedly, or without the common preparation; immediate; instant; speedy.
Sudden fear troubleth thee.
- Job xxii. 10.
2.Hastly prepared or employed; quick; rapid.
Never was such a sudden scholar made.
- Shak.
3.Hasty; violent; rash; precipitate.
adv.1.Suddenly; unexpectedly.
Herbs of every leaf that sudden flowered.
- Milton.
n.1.An unexpected occurrence; a surprise.
All of a sudden
sooner than was expected; without the usual preparation; suddenly.
Adj.1.sudden - happening without warning or in a short space of time; "a sudden storm"; "a sudden decision"; "a sudden cure"
Antonyms:
gradual - proceeding in small stages; "a gradual increase in prices"
aback, abruptly, accelerated, breakneck, breathless, brisk, electrifying, expeditious, extraordinary, fast, fleet, forthwith, hasty, headlong, hurried, impatient, impetuous, improbable, impulsive, more than expected, nerve-shattering, out-of-the-way, overhasty, panting, past expectation, precipitant, precipitate, precipitous, quick, rash, reckless, rushing, shocking, short, speedy, startling, suddenly, surprising, unannounced, unanticipated, unanticipatedly, unaware, undivined, unexpectedly, unforeseeable, unguessed, unheralded, unhoped for, unlooked-for, unpredictable, unpredicted, unprepared for, unwonted, without warning
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