Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of rock.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • That one short word rocked through her with its intensity.

    Game For Anything

  • As the train rocked me and people chattered quietly in de background, my mind wandered ...

    Public transportation

  • Well, admitting that you paid to see "bootie" and that they rocked, is refreshingly candid.

    Your Right Hand Thief

  • After S-K finished their song last night (which friggin 'rocked, by the way) Dave came over and thanked each of the band members for being there and then inclusively said, "thank you, girls."

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  • The old arena they played in rocked, even if it was one of the "old barns."

    USATODAY.com - Singing the financial blues in St. Louis, Pittsburgh

  • The name rocked him back, and she saw a startled flash in those big brown eyes, quickly concealed.

    Devil's Bargain

  • So was a crowd of 44,598 at Edison Field, which again rocked and rolled Sunday night, helping energize what has been a wild ride by the Angels, full of late-inning heroics and implausible comebacks during their playoff run through the New York Yankees, the Minnesota Twins and the Giants.

    USATODAY.com - Angels keep Giants at bay to win first World Series

  • As the train rocked and sped along, I moved toward the open area in front of the doors, getting ready to exit the car.

    It's a man's metro

  • The train rocked like a ship at sea, and sleepers held to their berths in terror, the more nervous actually succumbing to mal de mer.

    In Seven Stages: A Flying Trip Around the World

  • On the big screen here at the Moscone, they to put multiple layers of meaning on a single phrase rocked big time.

    Fascinating, Captain...

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