jolt noun

ADJ. nasty, severe, sharp, sickening, sudden, unpleasant | little, slight

VERB + JOLT feel | give My mother's death gave me a severe jolt. | send | receive She received such a jolt that she nearly dropped her cup.

PHRASES with a ~ The train started with a jolt. | ~ of The blow sent a jolt of pain through his body. | ~ to His dismissal was a severe jolt to his pride.