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Synonyms for jerk

Synonyms for jerk

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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Alaskan Soda Jerk offers a variety of specialty fountain drinks, mostly Coca-Cola products mixed with juice and syrups.
Myoclonic jerks reported as unilateral nocturnal generalized tonic-clonic seizures and focal EEG abnormalities are other factors contributing to misdiagnosis.
I end up driving my wife, friends, students and golfing buddies crazy by telling them little details about the subjects, like that pompous Puritan Cotton Mather was accused of being a pedophile, or that Rose Ponzi had the bad luck to be married to one jerk, schemer Charles Ponzi, and later worked for another, Cocoanut Grove owner Barney Welansky,'' Della Valle said.
For the first six and a half years of their existence, they said they had a "no jerks rule" (except that they used a much stronger word for jerks) and had employees sign an agreement that they wouldn't be (insert synonym for) jerks.
There will always be situations where there are jerks.
Nurse leaders have the opportunity of changing the self-interest behavior of jerks in our communities of caring.
People can get away with being 'run-of-the-mill' jerks and might even score kudos and cash as a result.
A study published in the journal Sleep Medicine says the leg jerks up to one a minute tire out sufferers.
That gives the cables even more protection against jerks.
Go Figure, Jerky Jerks Systems International, and Epiphany Spa & Salon.
These are not any run-of-the-mill jerks but the genuine article: characters such as Nebuchadnezzar, Lot, Samson and Jezebel.
If the snake jerks or turns to strike, stay very still and wait for the snake to calm down.
to which his father replies, "all bosses are jerks .
The movement disorder evolved from random myoclonic jerks of all four extremities to drop attacks many times a day, during which, while walking or standing, he would suddenly fall to the floor.
Like a terrified bird in constant motion, always on the verge of imbalance, she jerks her head, twitches her fingers as she wavers, wobbles, totters on her toes.