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jounce

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a forceful coming together of two things
  • we felt a definite jounce every time the car hit a pothole

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jounce

verb

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1 to make a series of small irregular or violent movements
  • a rickety cart jouncing as it was being pulled over the cobblestoned streets

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2 to make short up-and-down movements
  • her head jounced as the horse began to gallop

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“Jounce.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/jounce. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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