Sentence Examples with the word jerking

A hawk made a wide swing across the grassland and then suddenly dived, jerking up at the last second, its great wings straining as it pumped back into the air with added weight.

They defend themselves by jerking head and tail sidewards.

Before she recovered from the shock, the man knocked the phone from her hand and grabbed her arm, jerking her toward him.

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He laughed and grabbed her fist, jerking her into his arms.

He slammed the door and strode purposefully around to the other side, jerking the driver's side door open.

The bluebird, breathing from his azure plumes The fragrance borrowed from the myrtle blooms; The thrush, poor wanderer, dropping meekly down, Clad in his remnant of autumnal brown; The oriole, drifting like a flake of fire Rent by a whirlwind from a blazing spire; The robin, jerking his spasmodic throat, Repeats imperious, his staccato note; The crack-brained bobolink courts his crazy mate, Poised on a bullrush tipsy with his weight: Nay, in his cage the lone canary sings, Feels the soft air, and spreads his idle wings.

He glared at Claudette and swung around, jerking the range from its cove.

Cautiously, she crept up to the door and peered around it, jerking her head back instinctively when she spotted Yancey unlocking a door to an inner office.

Something tugged on her belt loop and Alex swung her around, jerking her into his embrace.

He snatched her, jerking her back.