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adjective as in jerky

adjective as in rolling

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And who knows, maybe lawmakers will discover that lurching from crisis to crisis is no way to run a government.

We are finally lurching toward a serious debate about guns and violence in this country.

As the debt talks were lurching into the eleventh hour, McConnell proposed a way out of the problem.

Now Pawlenty finds himself lurching from the frozen north into the crosshairs of national politics.

We are lurching from outrage, to anger, to outrage at the anger, and back again in microseconds.

Gregory crawled and scrambled over the front of the lurching car and got into the driver's seat.

The Angel clung to the card and paper, and as best she could in the lurching, swaying cab, read the addresses over.

He got up, lurching to the motion of the flying train, and started forward to the water cooler behind the car door.

Lurching down the office steps, with flushed face and bloodshot eyes, came Captain Newhall.

Robert Matcham took a lurching step, but I caught him by the sleeve and forestalled any other answer by tendering my prize.


On this page you'll find 30 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lurching, such as: bouncy, bumpy, rough, shaking, twitching, and convulsive.

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