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as in to cringe
to move suddenly and sharply (as in surprise) the sudden appearance of a mouse scurrying across the floor made me jump

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as in leap
an act of leaping into the air took a small jump forward to avoid stepping in the puddle

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“Jump.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/jump. Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

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