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A hijacker who wears an explosive belt that goes off with the slightest jostle, or protesters who chain themselves to the tracks in front of a train carrying fuel to a nuclear plant, cannot be scared away from their mission.
IT’S NOT IRRATIONAL TO PARTY LIKE IT’S 1999 - ISSUE 108: CHANGESTEVEN PINKERNOVEMBER 17, 2021NAUTILUS
The two chief bears rush at the Master and the other bears jostle round them, egging them on.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 158, APRIL 28, 1920VARIOUS
In short, he may gratify his every whim and fancy, without a pang of reposing conscience, or the least jostle of his self-respect.
THE POCKET R.L.S.ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
The people crowd, the groundlings jostle, men of quality press forward to the platform.
THE MEMOIRS OF COUNT CARLO GOZZI; VOLUME THE FIRSTCOUNT CARLO GOZZI
In Oxford and Cambridge town and University are mixed together; shops jostle and elbow colleges in the streets.
HYACINTHGEORGE A. BIRMINGHAM
The count also had dealings with the silversmith; for in the quartier Juif all classes meet and jostle each other.
INTERNATIONAL WEEKLY MISCELLANY, VOL. 1, NO. 2, JULY 8, 1850VARIOUS
He had not been able, in the language of the President, even to "jostle him from his chosen line of march."
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 14, NO. 81, JULY, 1864VARIOUS
The slum ends and sides of our Christian cities and huge heathendom, jostle elbows in the likeness of their moral conditions.
QUIET TALKS WITH WORLD WINNERSS. D. GORDON
They would push and jostle one another, and toss their empty baskets in the air.
GERMINIE LACERTEUXEDMOND AND JULES DE GONCOURT
About five guys would get under a pipe and we would Jostle to all get wet as it was only a small stream of water coming out.
THE BIOGRAPHY OF A RABBITROY BENSON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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