wotd AND qotd

Word of the Day

jolt (dʒoʊlt , जोल्ट)
The Finance Minister said that “I believe that the biggest jolt has now passed through the global economy, but it is too early to claim victory, especially while unemployment is still rising in the West.”

  1. an abrupt spasmodic movement
    Synonyms:  jerk, jerking, saccade
  2. a sudden jarring impact
    Synonyms:  jar, jounce, shock
    “all the jars and jolts were smoothed out by the shock absorbers”

    “the door closed with a jolt”


  1. disturb (someone’s) composure
    “The audience was jolted by the play”
  2. move or cause to move with a sudden jerky motion
    Synonyms:  jar

Quote of the Day

“Promise me you’ll always remember: You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.”

A A Milne


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