Last year he lunged at me with his fist and threatened to kill me again.
I lunged to grab it, and my kayak shot forward into the muddy bank.
Cindy admits panic set in and she lunged for the phone again.
I lunged at the connecting wires and ripped them from the wall.
Once he lunged at a man trying to rob a convenience store, subduing him with his bare hands.
When I stepped back from the teller's window, Boris lunged against me and started to mumble something.
A low shriek came from the woman, and she lunged forward, the knife rising.
Up I sprang, fist at shoulder, and lunged at that fiendish visage with all the power of my body.
He lunged into the room, his arm tensed to strike, the hand not open but clenched.
Again they stumbled and lunged and tore their way through the shadowy woods.
1735, "a thrust with a sword," originally a fencing term, shortened from allonge, from French allonger "to extend, thrust," from Old French alongier "to lengthen, make long," from à "to" + Old French long, from Latin longus "long" (see long (adj.)).
1735 (implied in lunged), from lunge (n.). Sense of "to make a sudden forward rush" is from 1821. Related: Lunged; lunging.