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jolting

adjective

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jolting

verb
present participle of jolt

Synonyms & Antonyms of jolting (Entry 2 of 2)

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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“Jolting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/jolting. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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