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What is another word for lurches?

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Verb
To make an abrupt, unsteady, uncontrolled movement or series of movements
“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 move clumsily or ploddingly
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To fall down, especially after losing one's balance
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To move or cause to move into a sloping position
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To physically struggle or flail around clumsily
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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 give, or cause to give, a short, sudden jerking or convulsive movement
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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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(of an object) To accidentally slide or move out of position or from someone's grasp
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Schlepps or hauls
Verb
To move in a turn, especially sharply or abruptly
Noun
Plural for 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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Plural for a quick, sharp, sudden movement
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Plural for an act of jumping down from a surface
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Plural for the act of one who stammers
Noun
Plural for an act of moving from one point to another while suspended or on an axis
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