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to move or cause to move with a sudden abrupt motion

to proceed with sudden, abrupt movements

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a sudden motion, such as a pull

an unpleasant, tiresome person

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a dull stupid fatuous person

an abrupt spasmodic movement

(mechanics) the rate of change of acceleration

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meat (especially beef) cut in strips and dried in the sun

raising a weight from shoulder height to above the head by straightening the arms

a sudden abrupt pull

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pull, or move with a sudden movement

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move with abrupt, seemingly uncontrolled motions

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make an uncontrolled, short, jerky motion

jump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched

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throw or toss with a quick motion

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References in periodicals archive ?
I picked a mild jerk flavour and Georgia went for a Jerk Garisontwo fillets of chicken breast, lettuce and 'jamayo' (PS9) marinated in BBQ jerk.
Yesterday, exactly a week on from the street party, police said Jerk & Grill would remain closed pending a court hearing.
The 27-year-old was in a competitive women's sub-59kgs category but managed 70kgs in the snatch and a competition best of 90kgs in the clean and jerk.
Hosseini lifted 157kg in snatch and 191kg in clean and jerk, to gain the gold and bronze medals in the sub-categories.
They reported that these waves are focused and amplified as they approach the Earth's surface, subsequently hurdling the magnetic field similar to the jerk observed.
There are also special sharing platters - just jerk, vital veggie and seafood.
He got a gold medal in snatch with 136kgs and lifted 155kgs in clean and jerk to accumulate 291kgs.
At the same time, having lifted 100 kg in the clean and jerk, Azimova showed the second result, taking asilver medal.
There's a new sides menu with grilled jerk halloumi, curried chickpeas, chilli pineapple salad, sunshine quinoa, Caribbean and cheesy jerk fries.
Last week he was accused of "cultural appropriation" by Labour MP Dawn Butler and many others tweeted their outrage when he labelled one of his new new food products 'punchy jerk rice.' Ms Butler turned the online criticism into front page news when she said the product was not true to traditional Jamaican jerk recipes.
Jerk chicken is based around fierce heat from Scotch bonnet chillies and warm spices such as cloves, nutmeg and all spice, the kind of spices that a lot of people will associate with Xmas and things like mulled wine.
Rosegie Ramos of Zamboanga City, also 15, took the gold with a 69 kg snatch in the 48 kg snatch, silver in the clean and jerk with an effort of 84 kg and another silver with a total lift of 153 kg.
He has built on its success to open his own Caribbean Smokehouse in London and says the new summer menu is inspired by carnival vibes and jerk flavours of the Caribbean.
The Jamaican spot has introduced a new night called the Jerk n' Stripes Sundays.