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Dictionary definition for: Surge

1. (n) a sudden forceful flow

2. (v) rise and move, as in waves or billows; "The army surged forward"

3. (n) a sudden or abrupt strong increase; "stimulated a surge of speculation" "an upsurge of emotion" "an upsurge in violent crime"

4. (v) rise rapidly; "the dollar soared against the yes"

5. (n) a large sea wave

6. (v) rise or move foward; "surging waves"

7. (v) rise or heave upward under the influence of a natural force such as a wave; "the boats surged"

8. (v) see one''s performance improve; "He levelled the score and then surged ahead"

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