surge

All Noun Verb
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  • The water level rose suddenly to five or six feet and the surge carried the students away.
  • Back and forth surged the fight until it had run through a certain length of film. Cited from The Moving Picture Girls in War Plays, by Laura Lee Hope
  • The color that had surged into her face soon after her entrance, had gone. Cited from The Trail Horde, by Charles Alden Seltzer
  • All this bright life surged, never away from, but always toward and around him. Cited from Slippy McGee, Sometimes Known as the Butterfly Man, Marie Conway Oemler
  • Though the surges would beat against him, he would not give way. Cited from Sir Jagadis Chunder Bose, by Sir Jagadis Chunder Bose
  • This particular area experienced storm surge as high as six feet during the storm.
  • Within a few months, the station surged to first place for the first time in its history.
  • She kept her hands behind her back and hatred surged up in her soul. Cited from Robin, by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • The words of it surged toward speech, but reserve held her even then. Cited from The Californians, by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
  • Once more, now, are the surges bearing me upon the self-same rock. Cited from The Captiva and The Mostellaria, by Plautus
  • The song then surged to number four after a second performance.
  • So stand now my thoughts, cold and silent, and my heart surges like the sea. Cited from World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol 6, by Various
  • In the league, the team went from strength to strength and surged up the table.
  • The latter found it hard to get to sleep, as many thoughts kept surging through his mind. Cited from Under Sealed Orders, by H.A. Cody
  • She broke forth then, the color surging up into her face. Cited from Suzanna Stirs the Fire, by Emily Calvin Blake
  • Two days after recording its third lowest level, the lake surged to its second highest level ever.
  • The blood surged back to his cheeks and the life into his eyes. Cited from The Yoke, by Elizabeth Miller
  • This resulted in a large wave of water surging into the valley below.
  • The blood surged back to her face, and she sank at his feet. Cited from Continental Monthly, Vol. 6, No. 1, July-December, 1864, by Various
  • New fears came surging upon her in all their force and numbers. Cited from The Furnace of Gold, by Philip Verrill Mighels
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Meaning of surge

  • noun A sudden or abrupt strong increase
    stimulated a surge of speculation, an upsurge of emotion, an upsurge in violent crime
  • verb See one's performance improve
    He levelled the score and then surged ahead