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Verb
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 make a series of unsteady side-to-side motions
“As the car sped over a pothole, she lurched forward.”
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Struggle or stagger clumsily in mud or water
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To give a quick, often unpleasant tug or shake
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To move swiftly or impetuously
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To go to a lower level especially abruptly
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To shape with a hammer
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To support and take from one place to another
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To move with a short sudden movement, often repeatedly
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To physically launch oneself into the air
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Give or cause to give a short, sudden jerking or convulsive movement
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Change or cause to change direction abruptly
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To move suddenly, usually to avoid a collision
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To evade by cleverness or trickery
Noun
An upward motion
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A quick, often unpleasant tug or shake
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An act of jumping down from a surface
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The act of one who stammers
Noun
A swaying or oscillation of a ship, aircraft, or vehicle around a horizontal axis perpendicular to the direction of motion
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