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||bucked, bucking, bucks
||of an animal, to leap off the ground and come down with stiff front legs.
The horse bucked, and the cowboy went flying.
||to go forward in a series of jerks.
The car was bucking wildly.
||to oppose strongly or force one's way against.
The boat bucked the whipping waves.
||bound, oppose, rear