lurch


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Synonyms for lurch

Synonyms for lurch

to lean suddenly, unsteadily, and erratically from the vertical axis

to move or cause to move with a sudden abrupt motion

a sudden motion, such as a pull

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an unsteady uneven gait

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a decisive defeat in a game (especially in cribbage)

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abrupt up-and-down motion (as caused by a ship or other conveyance)

the act of moving forward suddenly

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walk as if unable to control one's movements

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move abruptly

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move slowly and unsteadily

defeat by a lurch

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The recovery after the lurch restored national SRP in the second quarter of 2017 to the level of the fourth quarter of 2016.
The ice cream scoop, shown at the Las Vegas Gourmet Housewares Show where LURCH made its debut, has a mechanism that releases a scoop of ice cream when users loosen the grip on the handle.
University researchers who qualified for government assistance may be left in the lurch until later this year, following the abrupt cancellation of an Ontario government research infrastructure support program.
But there could be even greater risks if the debate continues to lurch in the current direction.
A North East debt firm which collapsed could have left clients in the lurch for up to pounds 10 million.
With insights such as these, the book veers with the occasional awkward lurch between historiography (ie the writing of history) and be history subjects themselves.
And hundreds of ordinary but brave people who have taken on the might of employers over discrimination allegations are have been left in the lurch.
They generally occur when plates suddenly lurch past each other and release pent-up pressure.
In the lurch from the 1980s to the 1990s, I feel that pessimism is now prevailing a bit too much and should not be allowed to lead to yet another lurch into something else.
This large generation is just as likely to atomize or lurch further to the right as it is to provide the driving force for a new venture in liberalism.
Her lurch towards extremism and away from the centre ground of British politics is a calculated exploitation of Labour's difficulties when alas the party's ceased to be an effective force by turning on itself.
London, Feb 12( ANI ): Tottenham Hotspurs manager Harry Redknapp has said he will not leave the club in the lurch to become England manager.
Summary: Vince Cable is aiming to soothe Liberal Democrat anxiety over a lurch to the right by launching an attack on unfettered capitalism.
There was a very substantial lurch," Mr Prime told the inquest, in Letchworth, Hertfordshire.
10 THREE TIMES (HOU HSIAO-HSIEN) With Hou's focus on filmic duration, mise-en-scene becomes everything, leaving narrative in the lurch.