Lexicon: joint – jolt

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joint, v. [see joint, n. and join, v.]

Join the parts of; unite the segments of; make contiguous the pieces of; [fig.] resurrect; restore the whole body of; make separated parts as one again.

joint, v. [see joint, n. and join, v.]

Join the parts of; unite the segments of; make contiguous the pieces of; [fig.] resurrect; restore the whole body of; make separated parts as one again.

jointed, verbal adj. [see joint, n.]

Split; akimbo; zigzagged; jagged; notched; segmented; branching; having junctures.

jointed, verbal adj. [see joint, n.]

Split; akimbo; zigzagged; jagged; notched; segmented; branching; having junctures.

joke, n. [L. jocus, jest, joke, sport.]

Jest; prank; trick; antic; caper; surprise; wit; fun; levity; mortality of sacred things; [fig.] pretension; make-believe; [metaphor] divine comedy of death that the Lord will someday return to life.

joke, n. [L. jocus, jest, joke, sport.]

Jest; prank; trick; antic; caper; surprise; wit; fun; levity; mortality of sacred things; [fig.] pretension; make-believe; [metaphor] divine comedy of death that the Lord will someday return to life.

jolly, adj. [OFr jolif, gay, merry, amorous, festive, gallant, well dressed, attractive.] (webplay: life).

  1. Silly; mirthful; merry; [fig.] active; lively; animated; fast falling; quickly moving.
  2. Gay; merry; jovial; lively; [fig.] swaying in the breeze.

jolly, adj. [OFr jolif, gay, merry, amorous, festive, gallant, well dressed, attractive.] (webplay: life).

  1. Silly; mirthful; merry; [fig.] active; lively; animated; fast falling; quickly moving.
  2. Gay; merry; jovial; lively; [fig.] swaying in the breeze.

jolt, v. [unknown origin.]

Shock; shake suddenly; strike in punishment; shove with short abrupt rising and falling.

jolt, v. [unknown origin.]

Shock; shake suddenly; strike in punishment; shove with short abrupt rising and falling.