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verb jolt pronunciation in American English /dʒoʊlt/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyjolt
he/she/itjolts
present participlejolting
past tensejolted
past participlejolted

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  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] to move with a sudden violent movement, or to make something move like this

    The bus jolted to a stop.

    Another earthquake jolted the city yesterday.

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