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Overview of noun lurch

The noun lurch has 4 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) lurch, stumble, stagger

(an unsteady uneven gait)

2. lurch

(a decisive defeat in a game (especially in cribbage))

3. lurch, pitch, pitching

(abrupt up-and-down motion (as caused by a ship or other conveyance); "the pitching and tossing was quite exciting")

4. lurch, lunge

(the act of moving forward suddenly)

Overview of verb lurch

The verb lurch has 5 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (5) stagger, reel, keel, lurch, swag, careen

(walk as if unable to control one's movements; "The drunken man staggered into the room")

2. (3) lurch, pitch, shift

(move abruptly; "The ship suddenly lurched to the left")

3. (2) lurch

(move slowly and unsteadily; "The truck lurched down the road")

4. prowl, lurch

(loiter about, with no apparent aim)

5. lurch, skunk

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