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NOUN (2)

1. the act of moving forward suddenly;
[syn: lurch, lunge]

2. (fencing) an attacking thrust made with one foot forward and the back leg straight and with the sword arm outstretched forward;
[syn: lunge, straight thrust, passado]


VERB (1)

1. make a thrusting forward movement;
[syn: lunge, hurl, hurtle, thrust]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Lunge \Lunge\, n. [Also spelt longe, fr. allonge. See Allonge, Long.] A sudden thrust or pass, as with a sword. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Lunge \Lunge\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Lunged; p. pr. & vb. n. Lunging.] To make a lunge. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Lunge \Lunge\, v. t. To cause to go round in a ring, as a horse, while holding his halter. --Thackeray. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Lunge \Lunge\, n. (Zool.) Same as Namaycush. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

lunge n 1: the act of moving forward suddenly [syn: lurch, lunge] 2: (fencing) an attacking thrust made with one foot forward and the back leg straight and with the sword arm outstretched forward [syn: lunge, straight thrust, passado] v 1: make a thrusting forward movement [syn: lunge, hurl, hurtle, thrust]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

98 Moby Thesaurus words for "lunge": amble, barge, bound, bowl along, bundle, charge, clump, cut, cut and thrust, dash, dive, drag, feint, flail at, flail away at, flounce, foot, footslog, halt, hippety-hop, hit, hit at, hitch, hobble, home thrust, hop, jab, jog, jolt, jump, lash out at, leap, let drive at, let fly at, limp, lumber, lunge at, lurch, mince, pace, paddle, pass, peg, piaffe, piaffer, plod, plunge, poke at, pounce, prance, rack, roll, rush, sashay, saunter, scuff, scuffle, scuttle, shamble, shuffle, sidle, single-foot, skip, slink, slither, slog, slouch, spring, stab, stagger, stalk, stamp, stomp, straddle, straggle, stride, strike, strike at, strike out at, stroll, strut, stump, swagger, swing, swing at, swing on, thrust, thrust at, tittup, toddle, totter, traipse, trip, trudge, waddle, wamble, wiggle, wobble