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Definition 1: an abrupt spasmodic movement - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for jerking in the sense of this definition

(jerking is a kind of ...) a change of position that does not entail a change of location

"the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise" "movement is a sign of life" "an impatient move of his hand" "gastrointestinal motility"

Definition 2: lacking a steady rhythm - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where jerking or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an arrhythmic heartbeat

Synonyms for jerking in the sense of this definition

(jerking is similar to ...) subject to change or variation

"her unsteady walk" "his hand was unsteady as he poured the wine" "an unsteady voice"

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