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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To lean suddenly to one side as though about to fall.

Usage examples (38)
  • If you hit that bump, the bicycle will lurch to one side and fall over.
  • The lurch is a miserable place, desolate, and filled with doors and paths and roads that all lead nowhere.
  • Comparing Hillary’s lurch to the right (and landing in the center) is comparable to McCains’ lurch from the center to the right.
  • With him this was the only time when the "lurch" was lacking .... for more
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