jolt

phonetic symbol: / dʒóʊlt / 

jolt - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ an abrupt spasmodic movement
jerk , jerking , saccade

[ noun ]
■ a sudden jarring impact
e.g.)
・the door closed with a jolt
・all the jars and jolts were smoothed out by the shock absorbers
jar , jounce , shock

[ verb ]
■ disturb (someone's) composure
e.g.)
・The audience was jolted by the play

[ verb ]
■ move or cause to move with a sudden jerky motion
jar

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