HyperDic: lunge

English > 3 senses of the word lunge:
VERBmotionlunge, hurl, hurtle, thrustmake a thrusting forward movement
NOUNactlunge, lurchthe act of moving forward suddenly
actlunge, straight thrust, passado(fencing) an attacking thrust made with one foot forward and the back leg straight and with the sword arm outstretched forward
lunge > pronunciation
Soundslah'njh
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English > lunge: 3 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of moving forward suddenly.
Synonymlurch
Broadermotion, movement, moveThe act of changing location from one place to another
Spanisharremetida, embestida, estocada
Catalanatac, envestida, escomesa
Verbslungemake a thrusting forward movement
English > lunge: 3 senses > noun 2, act
Meaning(fencing) an attacking thrust made with one foot forward and the back leg straight and with the sword arm outstretched forward.
Synonymsstraight thrust, passado
CategoryfencingThe art or sport of fighting with swords (especially the use of foils or epees or sabres to score points under a set of rules)
Partsremise(fencing) a second thrust made on the same lunge (as when your opponent fails to riposte)
Broaderstab, thrust, knife thrustA strong blow with a knife or other sharp pointed instrument
Spanishpassado
English > lunge: 3 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningmake a thrusting forward movement.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymshurl, hurtle, thrust
NarrowerdartMove with sudden speed
riposteMake a return thrust
BroadermoveMove so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
Spanishembestir, empujar, impeler, propulsar
Catalanempentar, empènyer, envestir, impel·lir, propel·lir, propulsar
Nounslungethe act of moving forward suddenly
lungersomeone who moves forward suddenly (as in fencing)

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