In effect, what I did was lunge and force the issue, thereby ruining the mood.
Dawn Hochsprung was a beloved principal who lost her life trying to lunge at the gunman.
Think like a fencer: parry on Medicare; lunge at the stimulus.
A careful cast a little up stream, a lunge and a miss from the trout.
The Englishman was run through at the first lunge, and fell dead on the spot.
Indeed, my experience was that just as one was about to mount him he usually made a lunge at one with his horns.
He had known a ton of 'lunge and bass landed every day for the first week.
From the movement behind him Marius guessed almost by instinct that Garnache had drawn back for a lunge.
Astro started to lunge for the pirate, but Tom grabbed him by the arm.
He flitted aside, balancing himself on the balls of his feet and whirling even as he evaded the other's lunge.
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.