Today’s word of the day is ‘Lurch.‘ Let us understand more about this word.
Lurch [lurch ]
What is this word’s grammar?
The word is a verb, i.e., it demonstrates an action or an occurrence.
Does the word have a past tense? What is it?
Yes, the past form of the word is lurched.
1. Move toward with jerk
2. Move to the side
How is the word pronounced in popular languages?
1. Hindi – Achanak ek aur ladkhadana
2. Spanish – Estacada
3. French – Embardée
4. Mandarin – Kùnjìng
How to use this word in a sentence?
1. There were weird lurches forward and back in the aid people got.
2. They had not pulled fifty yards from their late home when she gave a sudden lurch to port and went down stern foremost.
3. “Happier—and safer,” she said gravely, the canoe giving a dangerous lurch as she leaned forward in her seat to catch my answer.
4. She watched Pete’s bowlegged figure lurch back to his wagon.
5. Now we have lurched rather the other way.
What are some synonyms of the word of the day?
Some synonyms of the word are:
bumble, careen, falter, flounder, heave, jerk, lean, reel, seesaw, stagger, stumble, sway, teeter, tilt, totter, wallow, wobble, blunder, dodge, duck, list, pitch, rock, roll, slide, slip, swing, toss, weave, yaw etc
What are some antonyms of the word of the day?
Some antonyms of the word are:
stay, steady, straighten, correct, face, meet, stabilize, retreat, etc.
The ‘Grace of Kings’ isn’t a narrative about a return to some golden age, to a lost status quo ante. It portrays a dynamic world in transition, where the redistribution of power is messy, morally ambivalent, and only lurches toward more justice.
Getting a bit repetitive but that felt good. Lest I lurch into social media influencer patter it's still hard work, I still doubt I can do it every single time and I still run with the grace of newborn giraffe but I'm heading in the right direction 👌
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— El_Beerdo 🍺 (@Beerdo_El) January 29, 2021