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What does “vacillate” mean?
Origin of electric shock
First recorded in 1940–45
Words nearby electric shock
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Example sentences from the Web for electric shock
This is independently demonstrated by the reaction to an electric-shock.Life Movements in Plants, Volume II, 1919|Sir Jagadis Chunder Bose
British Dictionary definitions for electric shock
the physiological reaction, characterized by pain and muscular spasm, to the passage of an electric current through the body. It can affect the respiratory system and heart rhythmSometimes shortened to: shock
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