shock

Part of speech: verb

To shake by sudden collision; jar; horrify; disgust.

Part of speech: verb

To gather ( grain) into a shock or shocks.

Part of speech: noun

A violent concussion; blow.

Part of speech: noun

A sudden and violent agitation or injury; startling emotion.

Part of speech: noun

Sheaves of grain, stalks of maize, or the like, set together upright in a field.

Part of speech: noun

A coarse tangled mass, as of hair.

Part of speech: adjective

Shaggy; bushy.

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Usage examples "shock":

  1. Since more I am confirmed, I'll stand the shock. - "The Works Of John Dryden, Vol. 7 (of 18) The Duke of Guise; Albion and Albanius; Don Sebastian", John Dryden.
  2. The news was, as I say, a great shock to my wife and myself. - "Kent Knowles: Quahaug", Joseph C. Lincoln.
  3. But I haven't told you what really gave me the shock. - "A Woman's Burden", Fergus Hume.