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rocked

verb
past tense of rock

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1 to make a series of unsteady side-to-side motions
  • the boat was rocking so much that several passengers felt seasick

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2 to swing unsteadily back and forth or from side to side
  • the drunk rocked on his heels for a moment and then fell flat on his back

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3 to make senseless or dizzy by a blow
  • she rocked the mugger with a single punch and then ran

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4 to make a strong impression on (someone) with something unexpected
  • the news of the mayor's sudden death rocked the city

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“Rocked.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/rocked. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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