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surge

 
 
pronunciation:
suhrj
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a strong forward motion; rush.
The storm caused a sudden surge of flood water.
synonyms:
gush, rush
similar words:
billow, wave
definition 2: a rise, increase, or rush of something.
She felt a surge of anger when she saw the broken window.There was a surge in the price of gasoline.
synonyms:
wave
similar words:
flush, roll
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: surges, surging, surged
definition: to move or swell in or like a wave; billow.
The king's men surged over the hill.
synonyms:
billow
similar words:
roll, rush, swell
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