jar

Part of speech: verb

To cause to tremble or shake; agitate.

Part of speech: verb

To rattle.

Part of speech: verb

To clash; conflict.

Part of speech: verb

To shake or tremble.

Part of speech: noun

A shaking, as from a sudden shock.

Part of speech: noun

A discordant sound; discord; strife.

Part of speech: noun

A deep, wide mouthed vessel of earthenware or glass.

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Usage examples "jar":

  1. Every two or three hundred yards he knelt and pressed his ear to the cold, damp earth and waited for a familiar jar. - "The Puppet Crown", Harold MacGrath.
  2. In other cases, no change in the appearance of the jar and its contents takes place. - "School and Home Cooking", Carlotta C. Greer.
  3. She answered, " Drink, sir," and quickly let down her water- jar from her shoulder upon her hand and gave him a drink. - "The Children's Bible", Henry A. Sherman Charles Foster Kent.