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jounce

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of jounce

  1. a forceful coming together of two things we felt a definite jounce every time the car hit a pothole Synonyms of jounce bump, collision, concussion, crash, impingement, jar, jolt, impact, kick, shock, slam, smash, strike, wallopWords Related to jounce blow, buffet, hit, knock, punch, rap, slap, thump; bashing, battering, bludgeoning, clobbering, hammering, lambasting, licking, pounding, pummeling (also pummelling), thrashing; contact, encounter, meeting, touch


jounce

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of jounce

  1. 1 to make a series of small irregular or violent movements a rickety cart jouncing as it was being pulled over the cobblestoned streets Synonyms of jounce agitate, bucket, convulse, jerk, jiggle, joggle, jolt, shake, judder [chiefly British], quake, quiver, shudder, vibrate, wobble (also wabble)Words Related to jounce rock, sway, swing; chatter, quaver, shiver, thrill, tremble; twitch; dodder, waver; flicker, fluctuate, flutter, oscillate, undulate, wave; beat, palpitate, pit-a-pat, pitter-patter, pulsate, pulse, throb

  2. 2 to make short up-and-down movements her head jounced as the horse began to gallop Synonyms of jounce bob, bobble, jog, nod, pump, seesaw, wagWords Related to jounce jerk, jiggle, shake, wiggle, wobble (also wabble); oscillate, rock, sway, swing, undulate; drop, duck



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