Synonyms for Lurch:
n.fit, spasm, impulse, surge, flash, flush, outburst, twinge, spurt. bleed, clot, beat, hemorrhage, fur up, hammer, haemorrhage, flutter. dart, seesaw, roll, straight, dive, flick, rush, yaw, start. yank, jerk, wrench, snap, twitch, push. tug. •act (noun)
jolt, wrench, twitch, dance, spring.
pitch, careen, prowl, stumble, swag, reel, shift, pitching, keel, skunk, lunge, stagger.
jerk, yaw, roll, careen, stumble, weave, stagger, totter, teeter, reel, seesaw, sway, pitch, falter.
jolt, totter, jerk. seesaw, teeter, wrench, clot. twitch, tug, weave, hemorrhage, bleed, yank, falter. yaw. flutter, roll, snap, flicker. spring, dance. hammer. beat. •stumble
•Other relevant words:
falter, jolt, tug, teeter, twitch, totter, move, bleed, dance, snap, dive, weave, seesaw, yaw, flutter, wrench, spasm, sway, beat, start, hammer, yank, roll, jerk.
Usage examples for lurch
To be with Sir Claude was to think of Sir Claude, and that law governed Maisie's mind until, through a sudden lurch of the cab, which had at last taken in Susan and ever so many bundles and almost reached Charing Cross, it popped again somehow into her dizzy head the long- lost image of Mrs. Wix. – What Maisie Knew by Henry James