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jostle

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Noun, Verb (usu participle)
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jos=tle
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1 in 1 verses (in OT : 1 in 1 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

jostlev. t. [A dim. of joust, just, v. See Joust, and cf. Justle.].
     To run against and shake; to push out of the way; to elbow; to hustle; to disturb by crowding; to crowd against.  Macaulay.  [1913 Webster]
    "Systems of movement, physical, intellectual, and moral, which are perpetually jostling each other."  [1913 Webster]
jostlev. i. 
     To push; to crowd; to hustle.  [1913 Webster]
    "None jostle with him for the wall."  [1913 Webster]
jostlen. 
     A conflict by collisions; a crowding or bumping together; interference.  [1913 Webster]
    "The jostle of South African nationalities and civilization."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

jostle, v. & n.
--v.
1 tr. push against; elbow.
2 tr. (often foll. by away, from, etc.) push (a person) abruptly or roughly.
3 intr. (foll. by against) knock or push, esp. in a crowd.
4 intr. (foll. by with) struggle; have a rough exchange.
--n.
1 the act or an instance of jostling.
2 a collision.

Etymology
ME: earlier justle f. JOUST + -LE(4)

THESAURUS

jostle

agree to disagree, assault, battle, be at cross-purposes, be at variance, bear, bear upon, bearing, bob, bobble, boost, bounce, box, brawl, break, break off, broil, buck, bull, bulldoze, bump, bump against, bunt, butt, butt against, chatter, clash, close, collide, combat, come to blows, conflict, contend, contest, contradict, counter, cram, crowd, cut and thrust, didder, differ, differ in opinion, dig, disaccord, disagree, dissent, dither, drive, duel, elbow, exchange blows, falter, fence, feud, fight, fight a duel, force, give and take, give satisfaction, goad, grapple, grapple with, grate, grimace, have an ague, head, hit a clinker, hold opposite views, hurtle, hustle, jab, jactitate, jam, jangle, jar, jerk, jig, jigget, jiggle, jog, joggle, jolt, jounce, joust, jump, mismatch, mismate, misunderstand one another, mix it up, negate, not get along, nudge, object, pile drive, poke, press, pressure, prod, pull different ways, punch, push, quake, quarrel, quaver, quiver, ram, ram down, rassle, rattle, rictus, riot, run, run a tilt, run against, scramble, scuffle, shake, shiver, shock, shoulder, shove, shudder, skirmish, spar, stress, strive, struggle, tamp, thrust, thrust and parry, tic, tilt, tourney, tremble, tremor, tussle, twitch, twitter, unstring, untune, vary, vibrate, wage war, war, wobble, wrestle

ROGET THESAURUS

jostle

Discord

VB be discordant, disagree, come amiss, clash, jar, jostle, pull different ways, conflict, have no measures with, misunderstand one another, live like cat and dog, differ, dissent, have a bone to pick, have a crow to pluck with, fall out, quarrel, dispute, litigate, controvert, squabble, wrangle, jangle, brangle, bicker, nag, spar, have words, with, fall foul of, split, break with, break squares with, part company with, declare war, try conclusions, join issue, put in issue, pick a quarrel, fasten a quarrel on, sow dissension, stir up dissension, embroil, entangle, disunite, widen the breach, set at odds, set together by the ears, set against, pit against, get into hot water, fish in troubled waters, brawl, kick up a row, kick up a dust, turn the house out of window, be discordant, jar.

Counteraction

VB counteract, run counter, clash, cross, interfere with, conflict with, contravene, jostle, go against, run against, beat against, militate against, stultify, antagonize, block, oppose, traverse, withstand, hinder, repress, react, undo, neutralize, counterpoise, overpoise.

Impulse

VB flash on the mind, say what comes uppermost, improvise, extemporize, give an impetus, impel, push, start, give a start to, set going, drive, urge, boom, thrust, prod, foin, cant, elbow, shoulder, jostle, justle, hustle, hurtle, shove, jog, jolt, encounter, run against, bump against, butt against, knock one's head against, run one's head against, impinge, boost, bunt, carom, clip y, fan, fan out, jab, plug, strike, knock, hit, tap, rap, slap, flap, dab, pat, thump, beat, blow, bang, slam, dash, punch, thwack, whack, hit hard, strike hard, swap, batter, dowse, baste, pelt, patter, buffet, belabor, fetch one a blow, poke at, pink, lunge, yerk, kick, calcitrate, butt, strike at, whip, come into a collision, enter into collision, collide, sideswipe, foul, fall foul of, run foul of, telescope, throw.

Agitation

VB be agitated, shake, tremble, tremble like an aspen leaf, quiver, quaver, quake, shiver, twitter, twire, writhe, toss, shuffle, tumble, stagger, bob, reel, sway, wag, waggle, wriggle, wriggle like an eel, dance, stumble, shamble, flounder, totter, flounce, flop, curvet, prance, cavort, squirm, throb, pulsate, beat, palpitate, go pitapat, flutter, flitter, flicker, bicker, bustle, ferment, effervesce, foam, boil, boil over, bubble up, simmer, toss about, jump about, jump like a parched pea, shake like an aspen leaf, shake to its center, shake to its foundations, be the sport of the winds and waves, reel to and fro like a drunken man, move from post to pillar and from pillar to post, drive from post to pillar and from pillar to post, keep between hawk and buzzard, agitate, shake, convulse, toss, tumble, bandy, wield, brandish, flap, flourish, whisk, jerk, hitch, jolt, jog, joggle, jostle, buffet, hustle, disturb, stir, shake up, churn, jounce, wallop, whip, vellicate.


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