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Present participle for to cause to move with a jerk
“They attempted to jerk the lever forward, but it appeared to be stuck.”
Present participle for to make a 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.”
Present participle for to shake or vibrate jerkily or nervously
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“He began to jerk violently, arms and legs thrashing about.”
Present participle for catch hold of and pull quickly
Present participle for to throw or hurl something
Present participle for strike or beat with a whip or stick
Present participle for to go or move in an exaggeratedly impatient or angry manner
The process in which a muscle becomes or is made shorter and tighter
“Seizures are present in up to 25 percent of patients and may be generalized, focal, myoclonic jerking, or movement induced.”
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