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1. lunge

verb. ['ˈlʌndʒ'] make a thrusting forward movement.

Synonyms

  • dart
  • thrust
  • riposte
  • hurl
  • move

Antonyms

  • rise
  • precede
  • advance
  • rush

Etymology

  • allonge (French)
  • alonge (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Lunge

  • expunge
  • sponge
  • grunge
  • younge
  • runge
  • bunge

How do you pronounce lunge?

Pronounce lunge as lənʤ.

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Sentences with lunge


1. Verb, base form
If threatened, females will lunge at intruders and stamp their feet.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Place your left hand on your right knee while you are still in the lunge.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
For a crossover, you lunge across your body, so your left foot crosses over the right.

2. lunge

noun. ['ˈlʌndʒ'] the act of moving forward suddenly.

Synonyms

  • motion
  • lurch
  • move

Antonyms

  • linger
  • pull
  • descend
  • recede

Etymology

  • allonge (French)
  • alonge (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. lunge

noun. ['ˈlʌndʒ'] (fencing) an attacking thrust made with one foot forward and the back leg straight and with the sword arm outstretched forward.

Synonyms

  • stab
  • thrust
  • remise
  • knife thrust
  • straight thrust

Antonyms

  • follow
  • fall
  • ascend
  • go

Etymology

  • allonge (French)
  • alonge (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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