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jerked

jerked Sentence Examples

  • She jerked the door open.

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  • She jerked her door open and grabbed her coat.

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  • Darian jerked the door open and stormed out.

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  • Carmen jerked her arms from his neck and sat up.

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  • The smile was replaced by a surge of color as he jerked the barn door open.

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  • But the Austrian general, continuing to read, frowned angrily and jerked his elbows, as if to say: "You can tell me your views later, but now be so good as to look at the map and listen."

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  • He could not walk well on tiptoe and his whole body jerked at each step.

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  • Cora's eyes dropped, and she jerked forward.

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  • She gasped and jerked on the covers.

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  • And he jerked away his plate, which Tikhon briskly caught.

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  • She jerked the door open, sending frightened chickens flopping against the coop walls.

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  • A gray haired woman with long braids and no teeth jerked on Cassie's pants leg.

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  • He just shoved the knife in his stomach and jerked it out.

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  • He accepted the tin of flapjacks she offered and jerked his head toward her wagon.

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  • His eyebrows jerked up in surprise.

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  • Nishani jerked and twisted to face him.

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  • Katie jerked awake from the latest one where she and Toby were running from the unseen demon down a sandy beach.

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  • He jerked her forward.

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  • Kiera jerked out of her thoughts and twisted on the bed to face her.

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  • Kiera jerked out of her thoughts and twisted on the bed to face her.

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  • She jerked it open only to have it pushed shut by an olive hand planted above her head.

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  • The man in the white lab coat, Ully, jerked from his hunched position over a keyboard, and fear flashed in his eyes.

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  • The next moment a broad-leaved plant was jerked from the ground where it grew and held suspended in the air before the Wizard.

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  • He grabbed the storm door and jerked on it.

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  • He jerked the robe from her hand and pulled her close in an intimate embrace, forcing his lips down on hers hungrily.

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  • His fangs sank into her neck, and she jerked, feeling her skin and muscle tear.

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  • He jerked his head around and stared at her.

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  • Zach jerked suddenly, knocking his cap off and exposing a scalp full of red hair.

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  • Alex's head jerked up and his jaw dropped.

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  • She jerked her head up and stared at him, letting the nightgown fall loosely around her body.

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  • When Alex lowered her to the ground, she jerked her hand free and marched off to the house.

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  • She jerked an elbow back into his stomach and heard the breath escape him in a groan.

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  • She jerked an elbow back into his stomach and heard the breath escape him in a groan.

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  • played "Uncle" once more, running his fingers skillfully over the strings, and then he stopped short and jerked his shoulders.

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  • The drum of hooves jerked her attention back to the barn.

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  • The drum of hooves jerked her attention back to the barn.

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  • She jerked the kitchen door open, not realizing he was close until she heard his voice behind her.

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  • She jerked as the ground lurched below them, lowering them slowly through the thick cement layers into a tunnel wide enough for a dump truck.

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  • He reached for her arm and she jerked it away from his grasp.

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  • He jerked the saddlebags from the back of his horse and glowered at her.

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  • Lisa jerked her head around and glared at him, but his attention was fully absorbed by the destruction.

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  • With lightning speed, he caught the end of the whip in his hand and jerked violently, catching her off balance and pulling her off her feet.

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  • Cynthia jerked her head around and stared at Claudette.

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  • She jerked at his voice and twisted to face him, observing him coolly before turning away.

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  • She jerked back, pain shooting through her.

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  • She jerked her hand away from the sand and stared up at him, a lump forming in her throat.

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  • Sofia jerked from her place beside her window, not sure which voice came from her head and which from the handsome man before her.

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  • The bed sagged beside her and she jerked her head up, choking down a sob.

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  • A grinding noise jerked her attention back to the car.

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  • She jerked the amulet off his neck, and the lighting flickered.

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  • She jerked the amulet off his neck, and the lighting flickered.

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  • Her head nodded once and she jerked it up, blinking in the lantern light.

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  • His head jerked up and his face flamed.

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  • "Oh, my bower new...!" chimed in twenty voices, and the castanet player, in spite of the burden of his equipment, rushed out to the front and, walking backwards before the company, jerked his shoulders and flourished his castanets as if threatening someone.

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  • When she was touched, she jerked her bound legs and looked wildly yet simply at everybody.

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  • She jerked the plug out of the sink and dried her hands.

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  • Carmen let the bed rail down and jerked the tent from under the mattress, allowing Destiny to crawl close.

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  • As if challenging his statement, the bay jerked his nose up and sucked in a breath.

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  • She jerked away, surprised, and slid in the mud toward the cliff edge.

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  • It jerked suddenly and bolted down the hallway with a snarl.

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  • Having jerked out these last words as soldiers do and waved his arms as if flinging something to the ground, the drummer--a lean, handsome soldier of forty--looked sternly at the singers and screwed up his eyes.

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  • She jerked her wrist from his hand and turned away, thankful at least for the warning.

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  • When the kitchen door opened suddenly, they jerked apart and turned guilty faces to Sarah, whose expression made it clear she had seen and comprehended their actions.

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  • Bordeaux jerked the buggy to a halt.

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  • But before the words were well out of his mouth, his cap flew off and a fierce blow jerked his head to one side.

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  • She jerked her hand free and darted past the wide-eyed Claudette - up the stairs and into the safety of her room.

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  • He jerked her around and grabbed her shoulders roughly.

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  • He touched her arm to pull her free, and she jerked as dark visions crossed her thoughts.

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  • The Cossacks saw that his arms and legs jerked rapidly though his head was quite motionless.

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  • When the adjutant reminded him of the prisoner, he jerked his head in Pierre's direction with a frown and ordered him to be led away.

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  • She rolled over and jerked the covers up.

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  • This time, she felt his fangs pierce her neck and jerked.

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  • It clicked, and she jerked back.

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  • Sarah growled and jerked her face away.  Standish laughed, Still as feisty as ever.

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  • Carmen grabbed a chunk of wood from the box and jerked the stove door open.

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  • Carmen jerked the door open and gasped at the rush of frigid air.

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  • Katie jerked on the dairy door and the crack of frozen boards echoed in the pregnant silence.

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  • Carmen jerked her arm out of the coat sleeve.

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  • Carmen jerked the door open.

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  • That was when the logical part of her brain jerked her back to reality.

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  • She jerked jeans over her nightgown and waited until she reached the front door before tugging on her boots.

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  • She jerked her arm, but his grip was strong.

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  • She jerked her head around and stared up at him.

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  • She jerked away from him and swung a hand at his face.

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  • Alex jerked the pole, setting the hook, and then glanced at her as the fish fought for freedom.

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  • She jerked her head to the side.

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  • He jerked the chain out of his truck and stared down at her sourly.

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  • She jerked on the sack again.

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  • He jerked a rifle from its scabbard and swung it around with one arm, firing it into the air.

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  • She jerked away from him.

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  • Lana jerked, afraid she'd been caught, before she realized Elise was calling over the command center's channels.

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  • Her body jerked, but its effects were immediate.

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  • His words made Rhyn's throat tighten.  He'd never acted in order to gain his brothers' favor, but Kris's words affected him more than he thought they would.  There was a flash of light and Kris was gone.  Gabe jerked, as if surprised to find himself still standing.

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  • He jerked awake to see Fred O'Connor standing at the foot of his bed, in his Sunday go-a-courting clothes, a smirk upon his face.

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  • Dean jerked the towel from his head and pulled a cloth gag from his mouth.

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  • She jerked her arm from his hand.

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  • She blushed and jerked the pillow case off.

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  • She grabbed the front of the shirt and jerked the snaps open to reveal the swimwear.

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  • Her attention jerked back to the house and she threw both hands over her mouth.

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  • She jerked back and twisted her arm from his grasp.

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  • She jerked her arm free again and turned quickly to get away from him.

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  • Josh relaxed his grip and she jerked her arm free.

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  • Alex gave her a wry smile and jerked on her hand.

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  • Alex looked away and she jerked it down.

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  • She jerked the truck door open and slid out, slamming it behind her.

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  • He jerked on the towel, but she had a tight hold.

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  • She jerked her dresser drawer open and grabbed an armload of clothes.

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  • The time my truck broke down, I said something that irritated him and he grabbed me by the front of the shirt and jerked me off the ground.

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  • She jerked her head around and stared at him.

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  • She marched to the bedroom and jerked the set of suitcases from the closet.

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  • She closed the lid and jerked the suitcase off the bed, hefting it down the hall, across the living room and out the door.

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  • Josh jerked his head around and stared at Lori accusingly.

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  • As Josh climbed into his truck, Alex raised the hood and jerked a wire loose.

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  • She jerked at the voice.

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  • Hilden jerked open the door and strode into the hallway.

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  • At long last, it jerked to a halt.

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  • Their heads jerked up, water dripping from their muzzles as they looked around, their ears perked forward searching for any sound that might indicate danger.

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  • His head jerked around, expression startled.

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  • Gerald jerked a thumb at the door.

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  • Rob's head jerked up and his eyes narrowed.

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  • His gaze jerked back to her eyes.

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  • Senor Medena jerked his head up and stared at her as if he couldn't believe what she was saying.

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  • She jerked her arm away.

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  • A flash of lightning jerked her attention to the clouds again.

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  • The bed squeaked and she jerked her head up, staring at him.

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  • In one smooth movement he jerked the machete from the log and chopped the twine in two.

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  • She jerked away from him, reaching for more water.

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  • Denton's head jerked back and hit the wall with a sharp crack.

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  • Without warning he grabbed her hand and jerked her toward the verandah.

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  • Megan jerked on his hand again.

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  • She jerked as his fangs sank into her neck.

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  • She jerked away and stared.

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  • She jerked at her arms, unable to dislodge them from his grip.

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  • The former vamp jerked and clutched at his hands at the pain but soon went still as Xander bled him close to dry.

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  • Vessels of light draught easily ascend the Orinoco to this point, and a considerable trade is carried on, the exports being cocoa, sugar, cotton, hides, jerked beef and various forest products.

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  • The cattle are destined chiefly for the saladero establishments for the preparation of tasajo, or jerked beef, for the Brazilian and Cuban markets, and for the Liebig factory, where large quantities of extract of meat are prepared for the European trade.

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  • Slipping to the bottom the prey is immediately seized by the lurking ant-lion; or if it attempt to scramble again up the treacherous walls of the pit, is speedily checked in its efforts and brought down by showers of loose sand which are jerked at it from below by the larva.

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  • Although an agricultural country, Brazil does not produce all its own bread and meat, and the imports of wheat, wheat flour, rice, fish, jerked beef and preserved meats, lard, butter, beans, potatoes, packed fruits and vegetables, Indian corn and other food-stuffs, are surprisingly large.

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  • A very large part of the jerked beef consumed in Brazil is imported from Argentina and Uruguay, and some beef cattle also are imported.

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  • These importations at Rio de Janeiro in 1906 were 12,464,170 kilograms of jerked beef and 12, 575 head of cattle.

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  • In Rio Grande do Sul, where it has attained its greatest development, about 400,000 beeves are slaughtered annually for the manufacture of jerked beef (xarque), beef extract, &c. Little attention has been given to sheep in Brazil except in the southern states, and even there the flocks are small.

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  • The crude methods of preparing jerked beef were also modified to some extent by better equipped abattoirs and establishments for preparing beef extract, preserved meats, &c. There were also mills for crushing the dried mate leaves, cigar and 1 The " bran " exported is from imported wheat and cannot be considered a national product.

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  • By the contraction of the subumbral circular muscles the concavity of the subumbrella is increased, and as water is thereby forced out of the subumbral cavity the animal is jerked upwards.

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  • The rising to the trot should be performed easily; the legs must not swing backwards and forwards, nor should the hands be jerked up and down.

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  • The rider's body must be always clOse to the saddle in leaping, for if he were jerked up, the weight of say only a 10stone man coming down on the horse a couple of seconds after he has negotiated a large fence is sufficient to throw the animal down.

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  • Rio is also a distributing centre in the coasting trade, and many imported products, such as jerked beef (came secca), hay, flour, wines, &c., appear among the coastwise exports, as well as domestic manufactures.

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  • The imports include wheat, flour, Indian corn, jerked beef (carne secca), lard, bacon, wines and liquors, butter, cheese, conserves of all kinds, coal, cotton, woollen, linen and silk textiles, boots and shoes, earthenand glasswares, railway material, machinery, furniture, building material, including pine lumber, drugs and chemicals, and hardware.

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  • Jerked beef (pasdirma) is also prepared in large quantities for winter use.

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  • Pelotas is the centre of the xarque or carne secca (jerked beef) industry of Rio Grande do Sul.

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  • These disjunctors serve as points of application for the elastic push of the swelling spore-ends, and as the connecting outer lamella of cell-wall suddenly gives way, the spores are jerked asunder.

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  • The increase in the herds has caused the owners of saladero establishments in Argentina and Uruguay to try the working of factories in Paraguay for the preparation of tasajo (jerked beef) and the manufacture of extract of meat.

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  • The leading imports are grains, flour, lard and various other foodstuffs, coal, lumber, petroleum and machinery, all mainly from the United States; wines and olive oil from Spain; jerked beef from South America; fabrics and other staples from varied sources.

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  • The exports consist chiefly of livestock, jerked beef, hides, wool, and other animal products, wheat, flour, corn, linseed, barley, hay, tobacco, sealskins, fruit, vegetables, and some minor products.

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  • As in Argentina, beef is generally dried in the sun to make charqui (jerked beef), in which form it is exported to the desert provinces.

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  • There is still a considerable export of cattle, hides and skins, but no effort is made to develop the production of jerked beef on a large scale.

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  • At the first trial of this machine, on the 7th of October 1903, just as it left the launching track it was jerked violently down at the front (being caught, as subsequently appeared, by the falling ways), and under the full power of its engine was pulled into the water, carrying with it its engineer.

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  • She jerked her head up and stared at him, letting the nightgown fall loosely around her body.

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  • When Alex lowered her to the ground, she jerked her hand free and marched off to the house.

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  • She jerked the door open, sending frightened chickens flopping against the coop walls.

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  • Carmen let the bed rail down and jerked the tent from under the mattress, allowing Destiny to crawl close.

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  • Alex stepped through the door and she jerked the pillow out from under her blouse, her face flaming as she met his gaze.

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  • She rolled over and jerked the covers up.

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  • Carmen jerked her arms from his neck and sat up.

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  • Alex's head jerked up and his jaw dropped.

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  • His thumb jerked back to acknowledge Nick for the first time.

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  • He grabbed the storm door and jerked on it.

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  • A grinding noise jerked her attention back to the car.

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  • Lisa jerked her head around and glared at him, but his attention was fully absorbed by the destruction.

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  • She jerked her wrist from his hand and turned away, thankful at least for the warning.

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  • He jerked his head around and stared at her.

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  • When the kitchen door opened suddenly, they jerked apart and turned guilty faces to Sarah, who's expression made it clear she had seen and comprehended their actions.

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  • His eyebrows jerked up in surprise.

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  • His head jerked up and his face flamed.

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  • He accepted the tin of flapjacks she offered and jerked his head toward her wagon.

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  • With lightning speed, he caught the end of the whip in his hand and jerked violently, catching her off balance and pulling her off her feet.

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  • She dropped to the blanket and jerked her boots off, slinging them angrily to the ground.

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  • She jerked her hand away from the sand and stared up at him, a lump forming in her throat.

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  • As if challenging his statement, the bay jerked his nose up and sucked in a breath.

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  • A gray haired woman with long braids and no teeth jerked on Cassie's pants leg.

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  • He reached for her arm and she jerked it away from his grasp.

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  • Her head nodded once and she jerked it up, blinking in the lantern light.

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  • When the team lurched forward, she was jerked from her stunned silence.

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  • Bordeaux jerked the buggy to a halt.

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  • The smile was replaced by a surge of color as he jerked the barn door open.

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  • Cynthia jerked her head around and stared at Claudette.

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  • He jerked her around and grabbed her shoulders roughly.

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  • She jerked her hand free and darted past the wide-eyed Claudette - up the stairs and into the safety of her room.

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  • She jerked the door open.

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  • She jerked the kitchen door open, not realizing he was close until she heard his voice behind her.

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  • She jerked the plug out of the sink and dried her hands.

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  • He jerked the saddlebags from the back of his horse and glowered at her.

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  • Zach jerked suddenly, knocking his cap off and exposing a scalp full of red hair.

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  • He jerked her forward.

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  • Darian jerked the door open and stormed out.

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  • The woman jerked beneath him and clawed at the Black God draining her blood.

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  • He touched her arm to pull her free, and she jerked as dark visions crossed her thoughts.

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  • She jerked it open only to have it pushed shut by an olive hand planted above her head.

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  • You must die first. … an Oracle must be bound … for all eternity … She jerked out of the memory with a cry.

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  • Sofia jerked from her place beside her window, not sure which voice came from her head and which from the handsome man before her.

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  • He jerked, surprised to find his master's friend, the one with eyes the color of the moss in his room, standing before him.

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  • She jerked at his voice and twisted to face him, observing him coolly before turning away.

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  • She smelled it suddenly and jerked, scouring his body to find the blood whose scent stirred her senses.

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  • This time, she felt his fangs pierce her neck and jerked.

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  • Cora's eyes dropped, and she jerked forward.

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  • She gasped and jerked on the covers.

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  • The man jerked the knife out and darted around Alex and out the door.

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  • He just shoved the knife in his stomach and jerked it out.

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  • The bed sagged beside her and she jerked her head up, choking down a sob.

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  • He jerked the robe from her hand and pulled her close in an intimate embrace, forcing his lips down on hers hungrily.

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  • The man in the white lab coat, Ully, jerked from his hunched position over a keyboard, and fear flashed in his eyes.

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  • She jerked her door open and grabbed her coat.

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  • She jerked as the ground lurched below them, lowering them slowly through the thick cement layers into a tunnel wide enough for a dump truck.

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  • She jerked back, pain shooting through her.

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  • His fangs sank into her neck, and she jerked, feeling her skin and muscle tear.

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  • She jerked away, surprised, and slid in the mud toward the cliff edge.

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  • It jerked suddenly and bolted down the hallway with a snarl.

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  • Katie jerked awake from the latest one where she and Toby were running from the unseen demon down a sandy beach.

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  • Nishani jerked and twisted to face him.

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  • It clicked, and she jerked back.

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  • Sarah growled and jerked her face away.  Standish laughed, Still as feisty as ever.

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  • Carmen grabbed a chunk of wood from the box and jerked the stove door open.

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  • Carmen jerked the door open and gasped at the rush of frigid air.

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  • Katie jerked on the dairy door and the crack of frozen boards echoed in the pregnant silence.

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  • Carmen jerked her arm out of the coat sleeve.

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  • Racing to the dairy, she jerked out a drawer and removed the book, some disposable gloves, a pair of scissors, some cord and a bottle of iodine.

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  • Carmen jerked the door open.

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  • That was when the logical part of her brain jerked her back to reality.

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  • She jerked jeans over her nightgown and waited until she reached the front door before tugging on her boots.

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  • She jerked her arm, but his grip was strong.

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  • She jerked her head around and stared up at him.

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  • She jerked away from him and swung a hand at his face.

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  • Alex jerked the pole, setting the hook, and then glanced at her as the fish fought for freedom.

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  • She jerked her head to the side.

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  • He jerked the chain out of his truck and stared down at her sourly.

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  • She jerked on the sack again.

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  • He jerked a rifle from its scabbard and swung it around with one arm, firing it into the air.

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  • She jerked away from him.

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  • Lana jerked, afraid she'd been caught, before she realized Elise was calling over the command center's channels.

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  • Her body jerked, but its effects were immediate.

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  • The phantom Andre was squatting beside her when Katie awoke.  She jerked, surprised at how close he was.  He was real enough for her to feel his body heat, even if he was invisible to everyone but her and moved without a sound.  The fact that Gabe was sleeping a short distance away didn't seem to faze the ghost.  Instead, it pointed to something it had written in the dirt beside her.

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  • His words made Rhyn's throat tighten.  He'd never acted in order to gain his brothers' favor, but Kris's words affected him more than he thought they would.  There was a flash of light and Kris was gone.  Gabe jerked, as if surprised to find himself still standing.

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  • He jerked awake to see Fred O'Connor standing at the foot of his bed, in his Sunday go-a-courting clothes, a smirk upon his face.

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  • Dean jerked the towel from his head and pulled a cloth gag from his mouth.

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  • She jerked her arm from his hand.

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  • She blushed and jerked the pillow case off.

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  • She grabbed the front of the shirt and jerked the snaps open to reveal the swimwear.

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  • Her attention jerked back to the house and she threw both hands over her mouth.

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  • She jerked back and twisted her arm from his grasp.

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  • She jerked her arm free again and turned quickly to get away from him.

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  • Josh relaxed his grip and she jerked her arm free.

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