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 Meanings and Examples of JOLT
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jolt
 n.  sudden jerking, as from a heavy blow; sudden, strong feeling of surprise or disappointment
Example Sentence:
1  The jolt seemed to jar every bone in her body.
2  The jolt caused her glasses to fly off.
3  The sudden jolt plunged her forward.
4  The jolt from the direct hit sent him flying out of his seat and across the cockpit.
5  There are truly jolting challenges waiting along this freedom road.
6  Japan's central bank and its main government pension fund said Friday they would pump trillions more yen into the country's sputtering economy, taking a risky new stimulus tack that jolted global markets.
7  We jolted along rough wet roads through an endless banana plantation.
8  Politeness is like an air cushion; there may be nothing in it,but it eases ours jolts wonderfully.
Classic Sentence: (44 in 3 pages)
1  In her hurry she slipped on the rag rug and fell to the floor with a jolt but leaped up so quickly she was not even aware of the pain.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
2  The animal broke into a shambling trot, his breath panting and labored, and the wagon swayed forward with a jolt that threw them about like popcorn in a popper.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
3  She fell with a jolt into a whitewashed hall and sat looking at two scared girls and a young man in wrinkled tights.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
4  She leaned forward and pressed her face against the window just as the carriage gave a big jolt.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
5  So the next day after the funeral, along about noon-time, the girls' joy got the first jolt.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII.
6  The first jolt had like to have shaken me out of my hammock, but afterward the motion was easy enough.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER VIII.
7  But Connie, walking behind, had watched the wheels jolt over the wood-ruff and the bugle, and squash the little yellow cups of the creeping-jenny.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 13
8  At every jolt he again felt unendurable pain; his feverishness increased and he grew delirious.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XIX
9  At every jolt over the pavement, a drop of blood trickled from Marius' hair.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER X—RETURN OF THE SON WHO WAS PRODIGAL OF HIS LIFE
10  They passed Aunt Pitty's house, jolting over the bumpy road, packed with wounded and dying men, dripping blood into the red dust.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
11  The next morning Scarlett's body was so stiff and sore from the long miles of walking and jolting in the wagon that every movement was agony.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
12  He sat in a rocker in the back of a lumber-wagon, his face pale from the anguish of the jolting.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
13  I tried to go to sleep, but the jolting made me bite my tongue, and I soon began to ache all over.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: I
14  On the way home, when we were lying in the straw, under the jolting and rattling Antonia told me as much of the story as she could.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: VIII
15  And the wagon drove off, rattling and jolting over the frozen road.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII