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synonyms for lurching

  • bumble
  • careen
  • falter
  • flounder
  • heave
  • jerk
  • lean
  • reel
  • seesaw
  • stagger
  • stumble
  • sway
  • teeter
  • tilt
  • totter
  • wallow
  • wobble
  • blunder
  • dodge
  • duck
  • list
  • pitch
  • rock
  • roll
  • slide
  • slip
  • swing
  • toss
  • weave
  • yaw
  • move to the side
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antonyms for lurching

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  • stay
  • steady
  • straighten
  • correct
  • face
  • meet
  • stabilize
  • retreat
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How to use lurching in a sentence

Gregory crawled and scrambled over the front of the lurching car and got into the driver's seat.
MOTOR MATT'S MYSTERYSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
The Angel clung to the card and paper, and as best she could in the lurching, swaying cab, read the addresses over.
FRECKLESGENE STRATTON-PORTER
He got up, lurching to the motion of the flying train, and started forward to the water cooler behind the car door.
THE ESCAPE OF MR. TRIMMIRVIN S. COBB
Lurching down the office steps, with flushed face and bloodshot eyes, came Captain Newhall.
WARRIOR GAPCHARLES KING
Robert Matcham took a lurching step, but I caught him by the sleeve and forestalled any other answer by tendering my prize.
WHERE THE PAVEMENT ENDSJOHN RUSSELL
I argued briefly with her and Darryl settled it by lurching to his feet and dragging himself down toward Market Street.
LITTLE BROTHERCORY DOCTOROW
The first bullet spun the goon on his heels and sent him lurching across sand and rock.
THE SENSITIVE MANPOUL WILLIAM ANDERSON
A second later there was a lurching from the table on to the floor and against the partition that separated the rooms.
THE EMPTY HOUSE AND OTHER GHOST STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Did you ever see two drunken men walking arm in arm, and lurching first to one side and then to the other?
SERAPIS, COMPLETEGEORG EBERS
Captain Augustin cast a wild eye at the straining, shrieking rigging; the sloop was lurching heavily.
THE WILD GEESESTANLEY JOHN WEYMAN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO LURCHING

  • bouncy
  • bumpy
  • convulsive
  • fitful
  • jarring
  • jolting
  • lurching
  • paroxysmal
  • rough
  • shaking
  • shaky
  • spasmodic
  • tremulous
  • twitching
  • twitchy
  • uncontrollable
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.