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adjective as in shaken

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On Monday, Soelistyo had jolted relatives as well as searchers by suggesting that the plane could be “at the bottom of the sea.”

After just an hour of searching, he discovered a set of issues and questions that jolted his faith.

Exercises like Anakonda are just one obvious example of the way the Ukraine conflict has jolted NATO into action.

Clinton said Zamora jolted people out of ignorance, and lived a life of “compassion and fearlessness.”

Her position, while jolted, will stay secure in the icon pantheon.

Fuller says that they were terribly jolted, and seemed to bounce altogether from the track, but lighted on the rails in safety.

He buckled dizzily with weakness and nausea, but then an invisible force jolted him upright and motionless.

He jolted to a halt, cut the engine and wiped a red bandana over his wrinkled, sweating face.

They jolted him back to life with stimulant injections and vigorous slaps and resumed working on him.

Something had jolted the specialist in British Columbia timber and paralyzed his business nerve centers.


On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to jolted, such as: amazed, astonished, astounded, blown-away, dumbfounded, and flabbergasted.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.