View definitions for jolting


adjective as in jerky

noun as in concussion

noun as in jounce

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Example Sentences

The yellow representing a jolt or spark and the grey symbolizing composure and stillness.

Perhaps that’s why I keep coming back to this collection for what feels like a little jolt of hope for my fantasy kitchen.

From Eater

Lamar Jackson’s return provides a much-needed jolt as Ravens run roughshod over Cowboys14.

Then, on Monday, we got a jolt of good vaccine news from Pfizer, sending value stocks higher.

From Fortune

If you’re a runner, it’s impossible to see them and not feel a jolt of adrenaline.

In its presence--jolting, sudden, horrific—the monster is the monster of grief.

The current season has taken the characters through jolting changes.

They fall backwards into trenches, the camera jolting with the concussive force of the explosions.

The assumption was that an electric chair death would occur by jolting the heart into stopping.

Audiences can be jaded when it comes to horror novels, as they are used to jolting films.

To the girls, that jolting ride was like an adventure straight from the Arabian Nights.

Night came upon us, labouring in black jolting seas, dashing them into white spray, and running away into dangerous unknown parts.

Our men were sent to the sea, three miles distant, on jolting arabas or tedious litters.

Bob lay upon some sacks in an ungainly attitude, and the jolting had not broken his heavy sleep.

Nevertheless, it is a bit jolting to realize, suddenly, that some one has been prying into your family history.


On this page you'll find 46 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to jolting, such as: bouncy, bumpy, rough, shaking, twitching, and convulsive.

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