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Verb
Past tense for to cause to move with a jerk
“They attempted to jerk the lever forward, but it appeared to be stuck.”
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Past tense for to move with a short, sudden movement
“She would be sitting in a chair and her upper body would suddenly jerk to the side as though something had hit her.”
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Past tense for to take, pull or remove by force
“Tom yelled in alarm and stumbled ahead as he tried to maintain his grip on the gun, but whoever had hold of it managed to jerk it out of his hands.”
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Past tense for to shake or vibrate jerkily or nervously
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“He began to jerk violently, arms and legs thrashing about.”
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Past tense for to physically jerk or bounce off, especially in a backward motion
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Past tense for to throw or hurl something
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Past tense for to strike or hit repeatedly
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Past tense for to go or move in an exaggeratedly impatient or angry manner
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