Synonyms for lurch
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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
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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.
Until then we will lurch from crisis to crisis, from outburst to outburst by this authoritarian president.
We have to prepare for the inevitability that one, or more, of the major chains may not survive if this situation continues to lurch into next summer, the number of movie theaters that will close on a permanent basis will be directly proportional to how long it takes the US to stomp out the virus.
Tesla's biggest issue is poor communication. They continue to lurch from announcement to announcement with lot of uncertainty.
A fair weather friend always leave you in a lurch.
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