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shock1

noun

  • 1 the news of the murder came as a shock
    blow, upset, disturbance, source of distress, source of amazement/consternation;
    informal whammy
  • 2 you really gave me a shock then
    fright, scare, jolt, start, state of agitation/perturbation, distress, consternation, panic
    informal turn
  • 3 she was taken to hospital suffering from shock after the accident
    trauma, a state of shock, traumatism, prostration, stupor, stupefaction, collapse, breakdown
  • 4 the first shock of a great earthquake
    vibration, shaking movement, reverberation, shake, jolt, jar, jarring, jerk;
    bump, impact, blow, collision, crash, clash
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  • her savage murder shocked the nation
    appal, horrify, scandalize, outrage, repel, revolt, disgust, nauseate, sicken, offend, give offence to, traumatize, make someone's blood run cold, distress, upset, perturb, disturb, disquiet, unsettle, discompose, agitate;
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    shock2

    noun

  • a shock of red hair
    mass, mane, mop, thatch, head, crop, bush, cloud, frizz, fuzz, foam, curls, tangle, chaos, cascade, quiff, halo
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