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noun 
  1. An act of jolting.
  2. A surprise or shock.
verb 
  1. (transitive) To push or shake abruptly and roughly.
The bus jolted its passengers.
  1. (transitive) To knock sharply; to deal a blow to.
  2. (transitive) To shock (someone) into taking action or being alert; as, to jolt someone out of complacency
  3. (transitive) To shock emotionally.
Her untimely death jolted us all.
  1. (intransitive) To shake; to move with a series of jerks.
The bus jolted along the stony path.
Etymology: Maybe from jollen.


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