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To move in a specified direction as a mass of people or things
“The police did not relent, which forced the crowd to surge forward down a driveway to force the release of these women.”
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To spurt or discharge, typically from an opening
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“Lava continued to surge out of the gorge for the next 45 days.”
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To increase, especially suddenly and powerfully
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“He warned that unless supply continued to meet demand, prices would surge once again.”
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To move or roll in waves or billows
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“Then, with a bubbling noise, the water would surge around their heads, and they would be lost to sight, all except the light blue streaks left by their side fins.”
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(crowd into) To press forward into an area with limited space
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To move or go quickly and suddenly
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(especially of waves) To sweep or splash in a particular direction
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To expand and contract rhythmically
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Move somewhere in large numbers
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Continue with great force or intensity
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To make, or cause to make, a sudden forward movement
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To set out on an excursion
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To improve in state, especially from a previously bad condition
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To protrude or extend outwardly
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To exceed or cross a given limit
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Feel or express violent uncontrollable anger
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A physical forward or upward movement, typically sudden or powerful in nature
“The queue was waiting impatiently, and when they saw the doctor, there was a surge forward.”
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An act, or the state, of streaming or flowing out, especially rapidly
“The ford looks shallow enough and safe for crossing, but that can change in a moment when a surge of water from the spring rains comes downriver.”
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An outburst or eruption of something
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“Even consciously, she could feel her newly found power surge through her veins.”
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A sudden large increase, typically a temporary one
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“The latest surge in house-price inflation has been spurred by the lowest mortgage rates for 40 years.”
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A rolling or heaving motion, especially of a body of water
“The high surge of the waves was beating against the boat, rising up and throwing the boat against the waves like a nutshell.”
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An example of improving or being improved
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An advance or forward movement
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The regular throbbing of the heart, an artery etc.
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The breaking of waves on a shore
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Something that arouses activity or energy in someone or something
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An organized effort by a number of people to achieve a purpose
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People who have gathered together
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A small wave or series of waves on the surface of water, especially as caused by a slight breeze or an object dropping into it
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