1. sudden; abrupt; unexpected
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- He said that the matter was urgent, and that there was not a moment to lose.
2. urgent; pressing
3. steep; sharp; precipitous
- The staircase leading to the rooftop is narrow, steep, and dark.
4. rapid; swift; fast
- The current of this river is rapid.
5. emergency; crisis; danger
6. urgency; hurrying; haste
7. (in gagaku or noh) end of a songSee also 序破急
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