surge

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noun
1 of feeling
ADJECTIVE
great, huge
sudden
initial

His initial surge of euphoria was quickly followed by dismay.

fresh, new, renewed

She felt a fresh surge of anger when he denied lying.

adrenalin
VERB + SURGE
experience, feel, get, have

He experienced a sudden surge of excitement.

send

The mention of her name sent a surge of anger through me.

SURGE + VERB
sweep sth, sweep over sb, sweep through sb

A great surge of emotion swept through him.

PREPOSITION
with a surge

He thought of his old teacher with a surge of affection.

surge of

a sudden surge of adrenalin

2 movement/increase
ADJECTIVE
big, dramatic, great, huge, massive
sudden, unexpected
temporary
last-minute, late, overnight, recent

A last-minute surge in ticket sales saved the show from closure.

power, storm, tidal

The storm surge caused widespread flooding.

PREPOSITION
surge in

a dramatic surge in the demand

surge of

a surge of electricity

PHRASES
a surge forward

Police struggled to control the sudden surge forward by the demonstrators.

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verb
Surge is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑adrenalin, ↑blood, ↑hope, ↑index, ↑investment, ↑profit, ↑sale
Surge is used with these nouns as the object: ↑per cent

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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