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Origin of shell shock
OTHER WORDS FROM shell shockshell-shocked, shellshocked, adjective
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How to use shell shock in a sentence
Their friends noticed, and asked Sabrine to talk to him to bring him out of his shell a little.
Citizens were watching in shock from above on the subway station.
But fans still feel the death was a last-minute decision made for shock value rather than to serve the story.
Shock at what the government considers dangerous and high risk could be read across social media.The UK’s War on Porn: ‘Proof That Men Making These Rules Do Not See Women as Equals’|Aurora Snow|December 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Another said just the act of spending money on self-improvement made him determined to break out of his shell.
Off flew the shell, seven miles it flew; over the Turkish Army from one sea into another.
He conducts this ceremony with the greatest solemnity, occasionally pronouncing these incantatory words, "Plate or shell, sah?"Physiology of The Opera|John H. Swaby (AKA "Scrici")
Fancy that enormous shell dropping suddenly out of the blue on to a ship's deck swarming with troops!
Like an electric shock, the well-known chords of the Tragala aroused his hearers—every one crowded round the singer.
The violent shock dazed Malcolm for a second, but all might yet have been well were it not for an unavoidable accident.The Red Year|Louis Tracy