Source: Beautiful Redemption Kami Garcia page 335
Context: I felt a surge of hear from the book.
In their words:
[ surj ]
a strong, wavelike, forward movement, rush, or sweep:the onward surge of an angry mob.
a strong, swelling, wavelike volume or body of something:a billowing surge of smoke.
verb (used without object),surged, surg·ing.
(of a ship) to rise and fall, toss about, or move along on the waves:to surge at anchor.
to rise, roll, move, or swell forward in or like waves:The sea surged against the shore. The crowd surged back and forth.