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lurch

verb

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1 to make a series of unsteady side-to-side motions
  • the room lurched with every jolt of the earthquake

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2 to move forward while swaying from side to side
  • dressed in his zombie costume, the boy lurched down the street in his quest for Halloween candy

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lurch

noun

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The first known use of lurch was in the 15th century

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“Lurch.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/lurch. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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