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Definition of shock:

  1. A dog with long hair or shag; - called also shockdog.
  2. A lot consisting of sixty pieces; - a term applied in some Baltic ports to loose goods.
  3. A pile or assemblage of sheaves of grain, as wheat, rye, or the like, set up in a field, the sheaves varying in number from twelve to sixteen; a stook.
  4. A quivering or shaking which is the effect of a blow, collision, or violent impulse; a blow, impact, or collision; a concussion; a sudden violent impulse or onset.
  5. A sudden agitation of the mind or feelings; a sensation of pleasure or pain caused by something unexpected or overpowering; also, a sudden agitating or overpowering event.
  6. A sudden depression of the vital forces of the entire body, or of a port of it, marking some profound impression produced upon the nervous system, as by severe injury, overpowering emotion, or the like.
  7. A thick mass of bushy hair; as, a head covered with a shock of sandy hair.
  8. Bushy; shaggy; as, a shock hair.
  9. The sudden convulsion or contraction of the muscles, with the feeling of a concussion, caused by the discharge, through the animal system, of electricity from a charged body.
  10. To be occupied with making shocks.
  11. To collect, or make up, into a shock or shocks; to stook; as, to shock rye.
  12. To give a shock to; to cause to shake or waver; hence, to strike against suddenly; to encounter with violence.
  13. To meet with a shock; to meet in violent encounter.
  14. To strike with surprise, terror, horror, or disgust; to cause to recoil; as, his violence shocked his associates.
  15. To subject to the action of an electrical discharge so as to cause a more or less violent depression or commotion of the nervous system.

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saccade, excitement, haze, ball over, puff, transgress, stupefaction, crash, a blinding revelation/realization/vision, active, concussion, acne, bristle, zinger, cushion, blast, ADHD, profane, hair, misfortune, stagger, dishonour, offend, amenorrhea, snub, arc light, rape, pique, wreck, setback, trauma, cut, spite, hurt, percussion, brake pad, insult, black eye, illness, blow out of the water, ravish, injure, antilock braking system, daze, impingement, jerking, desecrate, nose candy, jerk, arc, flash mob, wound, speak/talk out of turn, clash, collapse, disbelief, box, deck, blow, frizz, air brake, wallop, injury, reverse, alcoholism, stupor, brownout, conflict, shock absorber, floor, fog, affront, go against, semiconsciousness, scandal, blackout, hysteria, knock down, electrical shock, traumatise, crowning glory, ADD, hairline, acceleration, strike, acidity, highlights, a rude awakening, breach, disaster, automatic transmission, amnesia, cuff, appal, appall, confusion, jarful, reversal, thump, buffet, assault, coldcock, brake, rap, bottom gear, break, scandalize, coke, dishonor, smash, revelation, seismic disturbance, electric shock, amaze, calamity, trade blows/insults, impact, knock, amenorrhoea, dump, gust, stripe, alternator, startlement, shake up, spring a surprise, collision, traumatize, bruise, allergy, horrify, bump, stun, step on someone's toes, take aback, grogginess, scandalise, fuzz, jounce, lash, encroachment, kick, curl, stroke, ABS, slam, a first, snow, infract, forelock, violate, outrage, brake fluid, alopecia.

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