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Synonyms of jolt in English:


  • 1 the train jolted the passengers to one side
    push, thrust, jar, bump, knock, bang;
    shake, joggle, jog
  • 2 the car jolted along
    bump, bounce, jerk, rattle, lurch, shudder, jounce;
    British  judder
  • 3 she was jolted out of her reverie
    startle, surprise, shock, stun, shake, take aback;
    astonish, astound, amaze, stagger, stop someone in their tracks
    informal rock, floor
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  • 1 a series of sickening jolts
    bump, bounce, shake, jerk, lurch
  • 2 he woke up with a jolt
    start, jerk, jump
  • 3 the sight of the dagger gave him a jolt
    fright, the fright of one's life, shock, scare, surprise;
    wake-up call
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