"surged" in the verb sense
1. billow, surge, heave
rise and move, as in waves or billows
"The army surged forward"
2. soar, soar up, soar upwards, surge, zoom
"the dollar soared against the yen"
3. tide, surge
rise or move forward
4. scend, surge
rise or heave upward under the influence of a natural force such as a wave
"the boats surged"
see one's performance improve
"He levelled the score and then surged ahead"
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