lurch, stumble, staggernoun
an unsteady uneven gait
a decisive defeat in a game (especially in cribbage)
lurch, pitch, pitchingnoun
abrupt up-and-down motion (as caused by a ship or other conveyance)
"the pitching and tossing was quite exciting"
the act of moving forward suddenly
stagger, reel, keel, lurch, swag, careenverb
walk as if unable to control one's movements
"The drunken man staggered into the room"
lurch, pitch, shiftverb
"The ship suddenly lurched to the left"
cant, gear, transfer, huckster, set up, cant over, flip, tilt, agitate, deliver, peddle, hawk, stir, change, prowl, switch, reel, reposition, sky, keel, swag, budge, pitch, toss, change over, careen, shift, wobble, dislodge, incline, monger, slope, skunk, vend, stagger, slant
move slowly and unsteadily
"The truck lurched down the road"
loiter about, with no apparent aim
defeat by a lurch
because it is a sudden movement.
the boy was flailing on the ice.Submitted by rinat on November 4, 2015
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Selfishness is the biggest form of helplessness as it makes the person blind so much that he fails to search his true self for being always in the lurch.
Elliot Stabler is free, and I think Elliot Stabler's got eyes for me, but Olivia Benson is hurt ! I mean, Olivia Benson left me in a lurch for 10 years. She's frightened.
Tesla's biggest issue is poor communication. They continue to lurch from announcement to announcement with lot of uncertainty.
Directionally Biden's liberal policies really scare people, and more are unaware of the crazy leftist lurch Joe Biden's made since the primary, i would expect them to be fully educated on all of it by Election Day though.
New York City Bike Share's management of Citi Bike left too many New Yorkers in the lurch, while Citi Bike has become part of our urban landscape, auditors found that the bike sharing program's spotty maintenance, poorly-cleaned bikes and substandard docking stations inconvenienced riders and discouraged growth in the system.
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