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lurch

verb /ləːtʃ/
to move suddenly or unevenly forward; to roll to one side
faire une embardée, vaciller
The ancient bus lurched uncertainly along the road.
leave in the lurch to leave (a person etc) in a difficult situation and without help
laisser dans le pétrin
She left him in the lurch to do all the cooking alone.
(Definition of lurch from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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