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jolted


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jolt  \Jolt\  (j[=o]lt),  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Jolted};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  Jolting.]  [Prob.  fr  jole,  joll,  jowl,  and  originally 
  meaning,  to  knock  on  the  head.  See  {Jowl}.] 
  To  shake  with  short,  abrupt  risings  and  fallings,  as  a 
  carriage  moving  on  rough  ground;  as  the  coach  jolts. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  jolted 
  adj  1:  bumped  or  shaken  jerkily;  "the  jolted  passengers" 
  2:  disturbed  psychologically  as  if  by  a  physical  jolt  or  shock; 
  "retrieved  his  named  from  her  jolted  memory";  "the 
  accident  left  her  badly  shaken"  [syn:  {shaken}] 




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