Sentence Examples


  • The ground gave way under her foot, and with a sickening lurch of her heart, she plunged downward.
  • She watched Pete's bowlegged figure lurch back to his wagon.
  • The mental picture of Cade finding his mother that way made Cynthia's stomach lurch uncomfortably.
  • Some marriages start with a lurch before they get rolling.
  • The fact, moreover, that although he had some speculative tendencies in favour of popular liberties, and even perhaps of republicanism, he represented no real political principle, inevitably weakened his position, and when the break up of the Fronde came he was left in the lurch, having more than once in the meanwhile been in no small danger from his own party.

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