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To make an abrupt, unsteady, uncontrolled movement or series of movements
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“I sat in the front car and the roller coaster went on an immediate descent, lurching forward at top speed.”
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To move around or sideways unsteadily
“As the car sped over a pothole, she lurched forward.”
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To fall down, especially after losing one's balance
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To move with a short, sudden movement
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To move swiftly or impetuously
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To move somewhere in a slow and steady way
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To make, or cause to make, a sudden forward movement
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To move around, back and forth, or from side to side, while suspended or on an axis
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Schlepp or haul
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Change or cause to change direction abruptly
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Give or cause to give a short, sudden jerking or convulsive movement
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A sudden or unsteady movement
“With a sudden lurch, the ship began to slew about in the current, then came to a grinding stop.”
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A quick, sharp, sudden movement
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An act of jumping down from a surface
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The act of one who stammers
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An act of moving from one point to another while suspended or on an axis
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