Commentary: Syntax Is: NP1[agent[animate]] LURCH PP
NOTE: Compare to Sense 2; Sense 1 must contain an animate NP (usually an individual or a group of human beings) as its subject. INCLUDES: LURCH IN
The drunken man lurched into the room.
Pakistan has lurched between weak civilian governments and military
He lurched in his seat as the airplane went out of control.
The wrestler lurched in for the bodyhold.
The nasty Plimptons lurched in at poor Fergus, their fangs drooling
and gleaming, hungry for some tender plumpkin flesh.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1
Commentary: Syntax Is: NP1[theme[inanimate]] LURCH PP
NOTE: Compare to Sense 1; Sense 2 must contain an inanimate NP as its subject (may be abstract).
The ship suddenly lurched to the left.
The truck lurched down the road.
The momentum of the whole fight suddenly lurched in the champion's
Guardrail posts lurched in the bursts of blue light.
The ship lurched in the storm.
Political scepticism, however, had not only been defeated by a lurch
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2, 3
I caught a quote from him that lurched in my mind.
The sullen child lurched in the corner.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 4
NOTE: Does NOT include DEFEAT BY A LURCH PP (see Sense 2)
NOTE: Generally restricted to card games, specifically Cribbage.
He defeated his Cribbage opponent through a lurch.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 5