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noun - Surge is a sudden powerful increase in speed in an attempt to break-away from one's competitors in a competitive open water swimming race. verb - Surge is to speed up or increase the pace in order to create separation from the rest of the field.


He put on a final surge in an attempt to win the close race. The swimmer was surging around the last turn buoy.


Breakaway, sprint, move, Sprint ahead, swim faster, Put on a spurt, Pick up the pace, Drop the hammer, increase the tempo, drop the field, make a move

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