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jolt

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1 a forceful coming together of two things

  • pack the glass vase so that it wonʼt fall victim to any hard jolts in transit
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2 something that makes a strong impression because it is so unexpected

  • the news of the CEOʼs sudden retirement was a jolt to us all
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bolt from the blue (also bolt out of the blue)


jolt

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1 to make a series of small irregular or violent movements

  • the roller coaster car jerked and jolted as it coursed along the old wooden tracks
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2 to move or cause to move with a sharp quick motion

  • she jolted the door open with her elbow
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3 to cause an unpleasant surprise for

  • the sneak terrorist attack jolted the country out of its indolence and indifference
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knock for a loop

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