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jolt (jolt) verb
jolted, jolting, jolts verb, transitive
1. To move or dislodge with a sudden, hard blow; strike heavily or jarringly: jolted his opponent with a heavy punch; an impact that jolted the mailbox loose.
2. To cause to move jerkily: stops and starts that jolted the passengers.
3. To put into a specified condition by or as if by a blow: "Now and then he jolted a nodding reader awake by inserting a witty paragraph" (Walter Blair).
4. To make suddenly active or effective: The remark jolted my memory.
5. To disturb suddenly and severely; stun: She was jolted by the betrayal of her trusted friend.
To proceed in an irregular, bumpy, or jerky fashion.
1. A sudden jarring or jerking, as from a heavy blow or an abrupt movement.
2. a. A sudden, strong feeling of surprise or disappointment; a shock. b. The cause of such a feeling: The news came as a jolt.
3. A brief strong portion: a jolt of electricity; a jolt of whiskey.
- jolt´er noun
- jolt´ily adverb
- jolt´iness noun
- jolt´y adjective