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1‘he began to jog along the road’
run slowly, jogtrot, dogtrot, trot, lope
2‘things seem to be jogging along quite nicely here’
continue, proceed, go, go on, carry on
3‘a hand jogged his elbow’
nudge, prod, poke, push, elbow, tap
4‘I think it was seeing you that jogged her memory’
stimulate, prompt, stir, activate, arouse
5‘she jogged her foot up and down’
joggle, jiggle, bob, bounce, jolt, jerk, shake
1‘he set off along the bank at a jog’
run, jogtrot, dogtrot, trot, lope
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