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Adjective: surging  sur-jing
  1. Characterized by great swelling waves or surges
    "surging waves";
    - billowy, billowing
Verb: surge  surj
  1. Rise and move, as in waves or billows
    "The army surged forward";
    - billow, heave
  2. Rise rapidly
    "the dollar surged against the yen";
    - soar, soar up, soar upwards, zoom
  3. Rise or move forward
    "surging waves";
    - tide
  4. Rise or heave upward under the influence of a natural force such as a wave
    "the boats surged";
    - scend [archaic]
  5. (sport) see one's performance improve
    "He levelled the score and then surged ahead"

See also: procellous [archaic], stormy

Type of: ameliorate, arise, better, blow up, come up, course, feed, flow, go up, improve, inflate, lift, meliorate, move up, rise, run, uprise

Encyclopedia: Surge