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Then came the turn of the Manchesters, left in the lurch, with their right flank hanging in the air.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
"Happier—and safer," she said gravely, the canoe giving a dangerous lurch as she leaned forward in her seat to catch my answer.
THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
They had not pulled fifty yards from their late home when she gave a sudden lurch to port and went down stern foremost.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
Now and then a lurch of the train flung her against Harney, and through her thin muslin she felt the touch of his sleeve.
SUMMEREDITH WHARTON
He woke up in time to lurch after her and he got his shoulder into the door-opening before she could slide it shut.
THE STARS, MY BROTHERSEDMOND HAMILTON
Then the drumming fixed her attention and she saw a rig lurch along the uneven trail.
THE GIRL FROM KELLER'SHAROLD BINDLOSS
Richie stood petrified when he beheld him re-enter the Palace, and found himself, as he supposed, left in the lurch.
THE FORTUNES OF NIGELSIR WALTER SCOTT
Somehow no idea came, only a feeling of anger against the cowardly young scoundrel of a boy, who had left his father in the lurch.
MASS' GEORGEGEORGE MANVILLE FENN
With a lurch the Lena Knobloch swung as the anchor broke ground.
BOY SCOUTS IN THE NORTH SEAG. HARVEY RALPHSON
A soft lurch told that the rockets were off the ground—fireborne.
THE PLANET STRAPPERSRAYMOND ZINKE GALLUN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO LURCH

  • falter
  • halt
  • hammer
  • hem and haw
  • hesitate
  • jabber
  • lurch
  • pause
  • repeat
  • splutter
  • sputter
  • stop
  • stumble
  • wobble
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