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Definitions of lurch:
  • noun:   an unsteady uneven gait
  • noun:   the act of moving forward suddenly
  • noun:   abrupt up-and-down motion (as caused by a ship or other conveyance)
  • noun:   a decisive defeat in a game (especially in cribbage)
  • verb:   move slowly and unsteadily
    Example: "The truck lurched down the road"
  • verb:   defeat by a lurch
  • verb:   move abruptly
    Example: "The ship suddenly lurched to the left"
  • verb:   loiter about, with no apparent aim
  • verb:   walk as if unable to control one's movements

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