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synonyms for lunging

  • bound
  • leap
  • lurch
  • poke
  • stab
  • thrust
  • burst
  • charge
  • cut
  • dash
  • drive
  • hit
  • jab
  • jump
  • pitch
  • plunge
  • push
  • strike
  • surge
  • fall upon
  • set upon
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antonyms for lunging

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  • discourage
  • dissuade
  • lose
  • repress
  • retreat
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How to use lunging in a sentence

Quad-intensive, a telemark turn is somewhere between a curtsy and a lunge.
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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.
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To save his faithful servant Frank wheeled Nejdi, and cut down a native who was lunging at Chumru with a bayonet.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The Esperanza tore onward, lunging violently, and shaking as though she dreaded the grip of some savage pursuer.
THE CHEQUERSJAMES RUNCIMAN
Mayo accosted the captain when that fuming gentleman came lunging along the sidewalk.
BLOW THE MAN DOWNHOLMAN DAY
"It's a scalp, lieutenant," shouted the foremost sergeant as he came lunging up to join his chief.
WARRIOR GAPCHARLES KING
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.
THE DESERT HOMEMAYNE REID
Another desperado, lunging his spear through the after-port of the brig, mortally wounded the master.
HOW BRITANNIA CAME TO RULE THE WAVESW.H.G. KINGSTON
In five minutes the long, heavy express was due to pull out of the station and go lunging westward through the night.
TO HIM THAT HATHLEROY SCOTT
My husband had gone before the last words were spoken, but I think they must have followed him as he went lunging down the stairs.
THE WOMAN THOU GAVEST MEHALL CAINE
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WORDS RELATED TO LUNGING

  • extending
  • feeling for
  • grasping
  • lunging
  • making for
  • outstretching
  • straining
  • stretching
  • touching
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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