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  1. jerk, jerking, jolt, saccadeadjective

    an abrupt spasmodic movement

    Synonyms:
    saccade, jerk, dork, jerked meat, jolt, jerky, jounce, tug, shock, jar

    Antonyms:
    steady

  2. arrhythmic, jerking, jerkyadjective

    lacking a steady rhythm

    "an arrhythmic heartbeat"

    Synonyms:
    choppy, foolish, anserine, dopy, dopey, goosey, arrhythmical, arrhythmic, jerky, goosy, gooselike

    Antonyms:
    steady

Editors Contribution

  1. gesticulations

    a fast movement of

    my hand jerked

    Submitted by acronimous on January 11, 2018  

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  1. Joe Manchin:

    She started choking. People cough, you think, well. And then started getting real red.' I can't breathe, I can't breathe,' i was big enough and tall enough to get some leverage on her and pick her up off her feet. I kept jerking and jerking and jerking until she said,' You're hurting me now.'.

  2. Giovanni Morassutti:

    Average acting is like jerking without an orgasm.

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