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

References in periodicals archive ?
As most of the marriage halls and guest houses have already been booked for marriages, the families are left in a lurch after the order and are running from pillar to post for getting relief but to no avail.
I suspect that the lurch was due to the return of annual inflation to 3 percent ('Poverty hits a bump,' Opinion, 5/6/17).
think out of decency there statement the trusting, parents the lurch "Not to mention the poor children left with no nursery to go to, a place most if not all loved!" Yesterday Mrs Naughton refused to reveal why the nursery had closed.
The Labour party will lurch left; they will risk the economic recovery with their financially illiterate plans such as capping energy prices and banning zero hours contracts.
UKIP has long been indulged as the 'loveable rogues' of British politics, but in the last year or two they have lurched dramatically toward the extremist ground vacated by the imploding BNP.
Gagan Narang posted two pictures of shooters left in the lurch at Atlanta airport on Facebook
The lurch was given when they attempted to shift away from Russia and to cheat it, the President said.
Summary: David Cameron has vowed there will be no "lurch to the right" by the Conservatives in the wake of the party's defeat in Eastleigh.
ED Miliband yesterday declared the New Labour era over, but insisted the party would not embark on a "lurch to the left" under his leadership.
KOT ADDU, August 04, 2010 (Frontier Star): Chief Minister for Punjab Mian Shahbaz Sharif said that he would not leave the flood victims in lurch and resolved that every measure would be ensured to relive the affectees.
The issue now becomes who, at the forum, will truthfully present the climate of suffering and humiliation endured by the Palestinian people without frustrating President Dease's wish not to lurch into the "controversy." Will President Dease find Palestinian spokespersons who will not offend members of the Jewish Israeli advocacy community so that he can look forward to a reasoned debate on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict?
Mr Cameron will say: "There's been a lot of talk about lurching, so let me make it clear - no lurch to the right, no lurch to the left.
distributor-is illustrated in the tale of a new ice cream scoop from a German kitchen gadget company called LURCH.
The Mission had a deal at a building close to 600 Third Avenue but was unexpectedly bumped when a tenant in that building needed expansion space--which left the Mission in the lurch with just a couple of months to relocate.
Here's how to stay out of the lurch when it comes to launching: