Snakily, jerkily, the knotted end traveled upward until it disappeared in the cloud of snow that hid the mountain tops.
"I need to know something about the pigment patches," he said jerkily.
Edward Webb was jerkily conversational, Grace was sullen and aggrieved, Theresa had red eyes.
I pushed with all my might and, slowly and jerkily, the dingy slid off the shoal.
“I know what you are trying to imply,” Miss Kippenberg said jerkily.
“Kicking up a racket in there,” he said jerkily, indicating the parlour.
She inhaled it jerkily, as one who is suddenly shocked with a deluge of icy water.
jerkily he came to the realization that the girl had ceased speaking.
"Earl, you mustn't mind me when I git in my tantrums," he said jerkily.
Then he staggered back and jerkily brought his arm across his eyes.
Having the traits of a jerk: any jerky Joe (1940s+)