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lunge

1
Fencing a thrust made by advancing the front foot and straightening the back leg, extending the sword arm forwards

lunge

2
a rope used in training or exercising a horse
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Yesterday, dog owner Amal Armstrong admitted failing to keep the dog under control and allowing it to "lunge" at Mr Davidson and Spin employee Kevin Gillen on April 21 last year.
Copping red for a rash lunge on Tom Rogic, left, Ferguson said: "I just felt as if everything was going in completely the wrong direction that I wanted.
Lunge: Lunge your right leg back, putting your knee on the floor.
WAYNE ROONEY received his first MLS red card after an horrific studs-up lunge at Diego Rossi.
The lunge may seem like a simple concept, but attempt to walk the length of the gym while lunging and you may be surprised how much cardiovascular efficiency and balance this exercise requires.
One of the toadfish suddenly made a lunge toward the crabs and there was an altercation for one or two seconds, followed by a retreat by both parties; no apparent damage done.
Rev the engine: Standing with feet together, lunge back with front foot fully on floor and knee above ankle, back foot with heel off floor and straight leg.
DUMBBELL LUNGES. Hold a dumbbell in one hand (Meiss uses a 20-pound weight) and lunge forward, alternating legs for a total of 10 lunges on each before shifting the weight to the opposite hand.
Alternate lunges are more challenging than Static lunges because in Static lunges you pretty much maintain your first stance throughout, and in alternate lunges you step forward into a lunge and then step all the way back into the starting position.
The former Arsenal midfielder, who was given a straight red for a dangerous tackle on QPR defender Armand Traore three weeks ago, caught Mikel Arteta on his standing foot with a two-footed lunge just 12 minutes into the London derby at Craven Cottage.
Some whales, such as the right whale, are content to just skim along, but many large baleen whales like humpbacks, blue whales and fin whales have adopted this "lunge feeding" strategy.
Step forward and sink into a lunge. Bend your elbows to curl the weights up.