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  Words related to lurch

Related / Similar Words: stumble, stagger, lunge, pitch, pitching, skunk, shift, reel, keel, swag, careen, prowl

 

Definition:
  • an unsteady uneven gait;
  • the act of moving forward suddenly;
  • abrupt up-and-down motion (as caused by a ship or other conveyance); "the pitching and tossing was quite exciting";
  • a decisive defeat in a game (especially in cribbage);
  • defeat by a lurch;
  • move abruptly; "The ship suddenly lurched to the left";
  • walk as if unable to control one''s movements; "The drunken man staggered into the room";
  • move slowly and unsteadily; "The truck lurched down the road";
  • loiter about, with no apparent aim;

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    Hyponyms: rock, careen, sway, tilt

     

    Derivational Morphology: stagger, flounder, reel, keel, swag, careen, stumble, falter, bumble, lunge, hurl, hurtle, thrust, pitch, shift, skunk, shutout, shifting, pitching, rock, sway, tilt, staggerer, totterer, reeler, prowl

     

    Anagrams: churl

     

     
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