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Noun
A sudden powerful forward or upward movement, especially by a crowd or by a natural force such as the tide
“This caused a surge forward, and small groups of protesters began pushing up against the police riot shields.”
Noun
A sudden large increase, typically a temporary one
“The latest surge in house-price inflation has been spurred by the lowest mortgage rates for 40 years.”
Noun
A powerful rush of an emotion or feeling
“Even consciously, she could feel her newly found power surge through her veins.”
Noun
The swell or heave of the sea
“The beating and surge of the sea.”
Verb
Rush, usually in liquid form
“The police did not relent which forced the crowd to surge forward down a driveway to force the release of these women.”
Verb
Increase suddenly and powerfully
“He warned that unless supply continued to meet demand, prices would surge once again.”
Verb
“Fish and seaweed rose, caught motionless in the surging water.”
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