Jolt and Upset


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Jolt verb – To cause an unpleasant surprise for.
Usage example: the sneak terrorist attack jolted the country out of its indolence and indifference

Upset is a synonym for jolt in surprise topic. In some cases you can use "Upset" instead the word "Jolt" as a verb or a noun, when it comes to topics like blow.
Nearby Words: jolted, jolting, jolty
Synonyms for Jolt


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Upset verb – To trouble the mind of; to make uneasy.
Jolt is a synonym for upset. Sometimes you can use "Jolt" instead the word "Upset" as a noun or a verb.
Nearby Word: upsetting
Synonyms for Upset

How words are described

massive massive jolt massive upset
huge huge jolt huge upset
little little jolt little upset
slightest slightest jolt slightest upset
Other adjectives: bigger.

Common collocations

people jolt people upset people
system jolt system upset system
audience jolt audience upset audience
time jolt time upset time
Other nouns: bit.
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