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  • adv. With a lurching motion.


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lurching +‎ -ly


  • The black market would immediately and lurchingly adjust to where that gently used sparkle pony costs somewhat less than $25.

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  • I don't want the ground to keep moving so stomach-lurchingly all the time - I want to stand on steady ground and be still again.

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  • With slouched hat, Ahab lurchingly paced the planks.

    Moby Dick; or the Whale

  • He hit Play and the image slowed, lurchingly, restoring itself to colour a moment before sound returned. ot, I had instructions to open it.

    Country of the Blind

  • In moments the twitching corpse of the soldier was being hoisted, lurchingly, into the air.

    The Dragons at War

  • He strained his neck but that just made everything in his field of vision swim lurchingly in front of him.

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  • Amazed, incredulous, forgetting for an instant the field-glasses in his hand, he stared blankly from under squinting lids at the incredible object that crawled lurchingly through the shimmering, glittering desert atmosphere.

    Shoe-Bar Stratton

  • And the assistant lurchingly stuffed his stakes away.

    Lin McLean

  • But as with my morbid fascination with Bernard "Made Off With My Money" Madoff, I will watch with a jaundiced curiosity to see how long we can keep going like this, drifting ever more gradually, ever more lurchingly, to the left.

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  • Herrington is a far less talented director than Kaplan-Road House is lumpy and lurchingly paced, whereas the more stripped-down Fever hurtles along with the unstoppable force of an 18-wheeler with no brakes on a steep downgrade.

    The House Next Door


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