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Jounce   Listen
verb
Jounce  v. t. & v. i.  (past & past part. jounced; pres. part. jouncing)  To jolt; to shake, especially by rough riding or by driving over obstructions.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Jounce" Quotes from Famous Books



... a nap by this time, if only somebody would pull my wire!" The Rabbit knew of a dragon-fly who was strong in his feelers; but the Large Doll had an objection to dragon-flies, so she flung herself in with a jounce, and that closed her eyes. The Rabbit tucked in her skirts, ...
— Junior Classics, V6 • Various

... shiver, totter, brandish, joggle, quaver, shudder, tremble, flap, jolt, quiver, sway, vibrate, fluctuate, jounce, reel, swing, wave, ...
— English Synonyms and Antonyms - With Notes on the Correct Use of Prepositions • James Champlin Fernald

... Souse, I mean." He rapidly read an amazing lyric beginning, "Motorists, you hadn't better monkey with the carburetor, all the racers, all the swells, have equipped their cars with Kells. We are privileged to announce what will give the trade a jounce, that the floats have been improved like all ...
— The Job - An American Novel • Sinclair Lewis



Words linked to "Jounce" :   jolt, bump, locomote, blow, go, travel, move



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