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verb as in recoil

verb as in omit, avoid

verb as in increase

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In 2013, the show’s viewership jumped from the previous season by a full 33 percent among women age 18–34 — something almost unheard of for a show then nearly 10 seasons into its run.

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His personal progress would be crucial the following year when, at just 16 years old, Bjerg was offered his first paid, pro contract by the Copenhagen Wolves, an opportunity he “jumped at.”

The closure is the latest in new restrictions added across the Washington region as caseloads have jumped.

Coronavirus hospitalizations are climbing quickly in Utah, with an 18 percent jump in the past week alone, and more than 3,000 new coronavirus cases being reported each day.

From 2012 to last year, the number of Guatemalans apprehended at the border jumped from some 34,000 to more than 264,000, according to federal reports.

“When Tanveer realized what was happening, he jumped out of the truck, but the Iranians shot him,” Abdullah says.

Fidel jumped out and hopped into the ocean without getting wet.

Apparently tourism in the country had jumped tenfold since the film hit theaters.

Livvix allegedly arrived in Israel a short time after he jumped bail on drug charges.

The studio took him at his word and jumped at the chance to close down, or at least reduce, his costly operation.

Once the rope got tangled around Squinty's foot, and he jumped over it to get free.

All this while Squinty was chewing on the apple which he had picked up from the ground after he had jumped over the rope.

At the sound of Blanche's name he jumped up and took his usual tone; he knew all about his wife, and needed no information.

"My name is Slicko," answered the lively little girl squirrel, as she jumped about.

Tom jumped behind a bush, and as they passed tried to fire, but the foliage was so dense that he failed to get a good aim.


On this page you'll find 115 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to jumped, such as: plummet, skip, dive, drop, bound, and bounce.

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