Sentence Examples


  • Angelman's syndrome was first described in 1965 by Harold Angelman, who noted that a group of children in his medical practice had flat heads, made jerky movements, held their tongues in a protruding way, and had curious bouts of laughter.
  • According to The University of Chicago's Jack Miller Center for Peripheral Neuropathy, celiac disease has also been shown to cause ataxia, a condition marked by jerky uncoordinated muscle movements.
  • With jerky movements, she finished dressing and replaced her weapons.
  • The regimental commander walked with his jerky steps to the front of the regiment and examined it from a distance.
  • And the commander, turning to look at the adjutant, directed his jerky steps down the line.