n. sudden jerking, as from a heavy blow; sudden, strong feeling of surprise or disappointment
v. disturb suddenly and severely; stun; to make suddenly active or effective
The jolt from the direct hit sent him flying out of his seat and across the cockpit.
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.
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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 Context
The room was quilted on all sides, as well as the floor and the ceiling, to prevent any accident from the carelessness of those who carried me, and to break the force of a jolt, when I went in a coach.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift Context
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 Context
Now and then a jolt more violent than the rest caused him to open his eyes; then he felt that he was still being carried with great rapidity over the same country, thickly strewn with broken aqueducts, which looked like granite giants petrified while running a race.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
The country roads seem to be not very good in that part of the world, for we lurched and jolted terribly.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
In each of the long German carts six or more pale, dirty, bandaged men were being jolted over the stony road.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The carts, in each of which three or four wounded soldiers were lying or sitting, jolted over the stones that had been thrown on the steep incline to make it something like a road.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context