"jolts" in the noun sense
1. jolt, jar, jounce, shock
a sudden jarring impact
"the door closed with a jolt"
"all the jars and jolts were smoothed out by the shock absorbers"
2. jerk, jerking, jolt, saccade
an abrupt spasmodic movement
"jolts" in the verb sense
1. jolt, jar
move or cause to move with a sudden jerky motion
disturb (someone's) composure
"The audience was jolted by the play"
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