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jerk, tug
n. a sudden abrupt pull
jerk
n. raising a weight from shoulder height to above the head by straightening the arms
jerked meat, jerk, jerky
n. meat (especially beef) cut in strips and dried in the sun
jerk
n. (mechanics) the rate of change of acceleration
jerk
n. the legs are bent and the arms and legs are extended so as to bring the bar to the full stretch of the arms vertically extended
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jerk, twitch
v. make an uncontrolled, short, jerky motion; "his face is twitching"
flick, jerk
v. throw or toss with a quick motion; "flick a piece of paper across the table"; "jerk his head"
jerk, yank
v. pull, or move with a sudden movement; "He turned the handle and jerked the door open"
hitch, jerk, buck
v. jump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched; "the yung filly bucked"
twitch, jerk
v. move with abrupt, seemingly uncontrolled motions; "The patient's legs were jerkings"
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snap
n. a sudden breaking
grab
n. a mechanical device for gripping an object
shudder, tremor
n. an involuntary vibration (as if from illness or fear)
kick, recoil
n. the backward jerk of a gun when it is fired
vellication, twitching, twitch
n. a sudden muscle spasm; especially one caused by a nervous condition
warp, buckle, heave
v. bend out of shape, as under pressure or from heat; "The highway buckled during the heat wave"
distort, twine, twist
v. form into a spiral shape; "The cord is all twisted"
twist violently, wrench
v. twist and compress, as if in pain or anguish; "Wring one's hand"
seize, grab
v. capture the attention or imagination of; "This story will grab you"; "The movie seized my imagination"
pull
v. take away; "pull the old soup cans from the supermarket shelf"
snap
v. bring the jaws together; "he snapped indignantly"
pull
v. hit in the direction that the player is facing when carrying through the swing; "pull the ball"
tug
v. move by pulling hard; "The horse finally tugged the cart out of the mud"
tug
v. move by pulling hard; "The horse finally tugged the cart out of the mud"
pull along, schlep, shlep
v. pull along heavily, like a heavy load against a resistance; "Can you shlep this bag of potatoes upstairs?"; "She pulled along a large trunk"
tug, tote, lug
v. carry with difficulty; "You'll have to lug this suitcase"
tow
v. drag behind; "Horses used to tow barges along the canal"
drag
v. use a computer mouse to move icons on the screen and select commands from a menu; "drag this icon to the lower right hand corner of the screen"
heave up, heft, heave, heft up
v. lift or elevate
jerk, yank
v. pull, or move with a sudden movement; "He turned the handle and jerked the door open"
hitch up, hike up
v. pull up; "He hitched up his socks and pants"
quiver, flutter, flitter, waver, flicker
v. move back and forth very rapidly; "the candle flickered"
hitch, jerk, buck
v. jump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched; "the yung filly bucked"
overleap, vault
v. jump across or leap over (an obstacle)
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Parts Of Speech
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  • Verbs
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  • Adverbs
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