shock tactics

Definition of shock tactics

  1. :  actions, images, stories, etc., that surprise and upset people I don't think there's anything wrong with using shock tactics to discourage people from driving while drunk.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a pile of sheaves of grain or stalks of corn set up in a field with the butt ends down

  1. :  to collect into shocks

  1. :  the impact or encounter of individuals or groups in combat

    :  a violent shake or jar :  concussion

    :  an effect of such violence

  1. :  to strike with surprise, terror, horror, or disgust

    :  to cause to undergo a physical or nervous shock

    :  to subject to the action of an electrical discharge

  1. :  bushy, shaggy

  1. :  a thick bushy mass (as of hair)

  1. :  the science and art of disposing and maneuvering forces in combat

    :  the art or skill of employing available means to accomplish an end

    :  a system or mode of procedure

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