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adjective as in reaching

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Quad-intensive, a telemark turn is somewhere between a curtsy and a lunge.

Take a large step backward and rapidly lower into a reverse lunge until your front thigh is parallel to the floor and your back knee hovers just above the ground, then explosively jump as high as you can.

During the exhausting 1992 campaign I was asked if Clinton got tired of the crowds: their neediness, their wide-eyed lunging.

Its teeth are now pointing toward my throat, and lunging straight at me.

To save his faithful servant Frank wheeled Nejdi, and cut down a native who was lunging at Chumru with a bayonet.

The Esperanza tore onward, lunging violently, and shaking as though she dreaded the grip of some savage pursuer.

Mayo accosted the captain when that fuming gentleman came lunging along the sidewalk.

"It's a scalp, lieutenant," shouted the foremost sergeant as he came lunging up to join his chief.

I heard the shouts of Cudjo, and I could see the blade of his long spear lunging down a intervals among the dark bodies below.


On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lunging, such as: extending, grasping, straining, stretching, touching, and feeling for.

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