It's Wednesday again, which means another installment of Shakespearean Imagination!
Without further ado (about nothing), I give you today’s word:
- a light blow or a jolting collision
- a protuberance on a level surface
- knock or run into someone or something, typically with a jolt
- move or travel with much jolting and jarring
Synonyms as a noun, first definition: bang, crash, smash, crack, jolt, thud, thump
Synonyms as a noun, second definition: hump, lump, ridge, bulge, knob, protuberance
Synonyms as a verb, first definition: hit, crash, smash, smack, slam, plow
Synonyms as a verb, second definition: bounce, jolt, jerk, rattle, shake
First seen in Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet (written 1594- 1595). The full text of the play may be found here.