of a sudden


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Adv.1.of a sudden - happening unexpectedlyof a sudden - happening unexpectedly; "suddenly she felt a sharp pain in her side"
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As the examination proceeded I cast a glance at Thurid and startled him looking wide-eyed and wonderingly at me, and then of a sudden he laughed full in my face.
But of a sudden the colonel's manner changed from that of a deacon to that of a Frenchman.
The Sagoth had never before seen a bow and arrow, but of a sudden it must have swept over his dull intellect that the thing I held toward him was some sort of engine of destruction, for he too came to a halt, simultaneously swinging his hatchet for a throw.