Noun(1) an unsteady uneven gait(2) a decisive defeat in a game (especially in cribbage(3) abrupt up-and-down motion (as caused by a ship or other conveyance(4) the act of moving forward suddenly
Verb(1) walk as if unable to control one's movements(2) move abruptly(3) move slowly and unsteadily(4) loiter about, with no apparent aim(5) defeat by a lurch
(1) As she jumped up, Moby made a lurch to grab her but missed.(2) Wrenching sideways, I feel the rope make a sudden lurch down, frightening me.(3) The lurch to the right is regrettable, but it's perhaps not the business of the rest of the world.(4) But she's too drunk to keep her balance and the momentum of the lurch is enough to send her sprawling.(5) Try having that for the best part of several weeks, with the occasional lurch in either direction.(6) the boat gave a violent lurch , and he missed his footing(7) However, she felt a sudden lurch in her stomach as she came to an abrupt stop.(8) Alcohol was banned, minority Islamic sects were outlawed and the lurch to the right began.(9) Her eyes, dark and brooding, her body language - a little stoop here, a little lurch there - says it all.(10) A brief lurch and we moved: bumping over mud, then smoothly over deeper snow.(11) The irony is that a lurch to the left might actually prolong the inevitable fall of this medieval institution.(12) As the articles indicate, it is this crisis, in the final analysis, that lies behind the lurch to war and dictatorial forms of rule.(13) A second goal was in the air and Ruud van Nistelrooy went looking for it with a melodramatic lurch to the ground in search of a penalty.(14) The first minister's lurch to populist authoritarianism is obscuring a success story, one in which law and order policies seem to be working.(15) Suddenly there was a great lurch , and he slid to the end of his cage.(16) the boat gave a violent lurch and he missed his footing
(1) leave in the lurch :: in die steek laat
1. stagger ::
2. lunge ::
4. stagger ::
5. sway ::
6. skunk ::
7. keel ::
8. prowl ::
9. shift ::
Different Formslurch, lurched, lurches, lurching
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