Example sentences for: jolting

How can you use “jolting” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Joseph, who has nearly had a breakdown, has come to a jolting conclusion: "The body wasn't a book.

  • In this spirit, the lead paragraph of the Journal's earthquake article merits quoting in full: "A powerful 45-second earthquake cut a swath through Turkey's industrial heartland, killing thousands of people, shutting businesses, wrecking major power lines and jolting national confidence just as the economy showed signs of leaving 1999's recession behind."

  • A visit to the medieval and modern capital of China is an exhausting though rewarding round of palaces and museums, temples and monuments, and streets and stores — a jolting juxtaposition of imperial pomp and contemporary energy.

  • But it is like cruising a smoothly paved freeway in a Mercedes, as opposed to jolting down a country lane in a Model-A Ford.

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