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jars

noun
plural of jar

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 a forceful coming together of two things
  • this padded case should protect your laptop from the jars normally experienced while traveling

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2 something that makes a strong impression because it is so unexpected
  • the flow of her day was interrupted with the jar of an unexpected crisis

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3 a harsh grating sound
  • the jar of a stuck car door

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jars

verb
present tense third-person singular of jar

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1 to express different opinions about something often angrily
  • those two coworkers have such incompatible personalities that it's no wonder they constantly jar

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2 to be out of harmony or agreement usually noticeably
  • the bright orange of the walls jars with the light pastels of the furnishings

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“Jars.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/jars. Accessed 16 Sep. 2021.

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