surge

Part of speech: verb

To raise or rise high and roll onward, as waves.

Part of speech: noun

A great wave; billow.

Part of speech: noun

The act of surging.

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Usage examples "surge":

  1. The surge of battle- such a battle as the world never saw before- swept over all these towns, but it was strange to see how much more some of them suffered than others. - "A Journey Through France in War Time", Joseph G. Butler, Jr..
  2. Madam Fulton felt the rhythm and surge of it all, and acquiesced in her own inactive part in it. - "Rose MacLeod", Alice Brown.
  3. The congregation swept to its feet with a mighty surge. - "Fanny Herself", Edna Ferber.