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verb as in pounce, dive for

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Land with soft knees in the same split-squat stance and immediately lower into another lunge to absorb the impact.

Many other lunge variations involve moving your feet between reps, which places stress on your back as you stabilize through various positions.

Last year he lunged at me with his fist and threatened to kill me again.

Once he lunged at a man trying to rob a convenience store, subduing him with his bare hands.

The ambitious, the greedy and the powerful lunged for the huge profits that could be made.

Hochsprung was killed as she reportedly lunged toward 20-year-old shooter Adam Lanza.

Cindy admits panic set in and she lunged for the phone again.

Nine lusty-lunged adults in that one room prohibited confidential speech.

The moment the measure was set again, Winfree lunged, trying to slip his blade beneath MacHenery's guard to strike his arm.

The artificial limb-maker lunged after him, and succeeded with infinite difficulty in getting him on to his feet again.

Quicker than thought, Braceway lunged forward with his cane and struck the hand Bristow had lifted swiftly to his throat.

The youth fired, and with such accuracy that the warrior lunged over his steed, and sprawled in the snow on the other side.


On this page you'll find 26 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lunged, such as: poke, lurch, bound, leap, stab, and thrust.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.