Word:

Jolt

Pronunciation: jōlt
v. i.1.To shake with short, abrupt risings and fallings, as a carriage moving on rough ground; as, the coach jolts.
[imp. & p. p. Jolted; p. pr. & vb. n. Jolting.]
v. t.1.To cause to move with a sudden motion, especially an up and down motion, as in a carriage going over rough ground, or on a high-trotting horse; as, the horse jolts the rider; fast driving jolts the carriage and the passengers.
2.To stun or shock a person physically, as with a blow or electrical shock; as, the earthquake jolted him out of bed.
3.To stun or shock or change the mental state of (a person) suddenly, as if with a blow; as, the sight of the house on fire jolted him into action; his mother's early death jolted his idyllic happiness.
n.1.A sudden shock or jerk; a jolting motion, as in a carriage moving over rough ground.
The first jolt had like to have shaken me out.
- Swift.
2.A physical or psychological shock; see jolt v. t. senses 2 and 3; as, the stock market plunge was a big jolt to his sense of affluence; he touched the casing of the ungrounded motor and got a jolt from a short inside.
3.Something which causes a jolt{2}; as, the bad news was a jolt.
Noun1.jolt - a sudden impact; "the door closed with a jolt"
Synonyms: jounce, jar
2.jolt - an abrupt spasmodic movement
Synonyms: jerking, jerk
Verb1.jolt - move or cause to move with a sudden jerky motion
Synonyms: jar
2.jolt - disturb (someone's) composure; "The audience was jolted by the play"
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