Jostle
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Jostle [jos-uhl]

NOUN, VERB

Verb

  • To bump against or rub against in a rude manner.
  • To come into collision with someone.
  • To come in close proximity with someone.
  • To unsettle.
  • To bump against someone in an annoying way.

Noun

  • A shock or push against someone or something.
  • The experience of being pushed.
Example

“People jostled to get to the exit after the movie ended.”

“All the performers jostled to grab attention.”

Synonyms

Jolt, Push, Hustle, Scramble, Shove, Crash, Bore, Elbow, Muscle, Push

Antonyms

Pull, Repress

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