Part of speech:
Jerk is defined as to pull, push or throw in a sharp sudden motion.
To roam through stealthily, as in search of prey or plunder:
To work (details, incidents, etc.) into a story, poem, etc.
To wind on a reel
(Sports) To hit a golf ball in a high arc with backspin so that it does not roll very far after striking the ground.
To enter or move headlong through something:
(Intransitive) To play, perform, or enjoy rock music, especially with a lot of skill or energy.
To spread, compress, or flatten by applying pressure with a roller:
To move from one place to another; to redistribute.
To miss one's step in walking or running; trip and almost fall.
To turn aside or be turned aside from a straight path or established pattern.
To be close to or in danger of failure or ruin:
To move unsteadily or haltingly; stumble:
Wobble is defined as to move or cause to move in an unsteady way, to have your voice quiver, or to be unable to commit to a course of action.
To cause to move backward and forward in seesaw fashion.
To grasp or get suddenly with or as with a bite; snatch
Twitch is defined as to move or pull with a slight jerk.
To turn using a wrench:
To yank is defined as to pull sharply or jerk.
A rope, chain, or strap used in hauling, especially a harness trace.
To be disposed of by sale:
In a straight line or direction; unswervingly
To exert pressure or force against, esp. so as to move
To move with abrupt movements; move haltingly or jerkily.
(Slang) To defeat overwhelmingly in a game or contest; often, specif., to keep (an opponent) from scoring any points
To traverse with a keel; to navigate.
(Australia) To travel on foot carrying a swag (possessions tied in a blanket). [From 1850s.]
To careen is defined as to move quickly and wildly from side to side in a specific direction in an out of control manner.
To defraud, cheat, or swindle:
(Photog.) To lighten an area on (a print) to achieve a shading effect by blocking light in selected areas during an exposure, as in enlargement
Flounder is defined as to stumble or struggle to talk, make a lot of errors, or move in a clumsy way.
To withdraw military forces.
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