he lurched into the kitchen

stagger, stumble, sway, reel, roll, totter

the car lurched to the left

swing, list, roll, pitch, veer, swerve

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  • Lurch — Lurch, v. i. [A variant of lurk.] 1. To withdraw to one side, or to a private place; to lurk. L Estrange. [1913 Webster] 2. To dodge; to shift; to play tricks. [1913 Webster] I . . . am fain to shuffle, to hedge, and to lurch. Shak. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • lurch — Ⅰ. lurch [1] ► NOUN ▪ a sudden unsteady movement. ► VERB ▪ make such a movement; stagger. ORIGIN of unknown origin. Ⅱ. lurch [2] ► NOUN (in phrase …   English terms dictionary

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