Its teeth are now pointing toward my throat, and lunging straight at me.
Ungoverned thought swept through it in ordered trains, in sudden, lunging waves, and in swirling eddies.
I looked up, spotted the latch on the door, and put everything I had into lunging at it.
The Esperanza tore onward, lunging violently, and shaking as though she dreaded the grip of some savage pursuer.
Surprised and maddened I sent in another blow, lunging to my full extent.
With one eye he gave us a greeting, while he kept the other on the lunging horses.
Blicky and Jesse Smith were trying to hold the lunging Kells.
So true had been the aim of Darrins lunging leap forward, that now, as he went deeper, one of his hands touched her.
Lotta was staggering, and a half-dozen lances were lunging at her.
We rose a few feet and sank back, gripping each other, lunging and striking.
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.