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jolt

noun

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1 a forceful coming together of two things
  • Please pack the glass vase so that it won't 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 CEO's sudden retirement was a jolt to us all.
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bolt from the blue (also bolt out of the blue)


jolt

verb

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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 bad grade jolted me out of procrastinating in my studying.
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knock for a loop

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