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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of jounce.


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  • She is dancing a small hand mirror in front of her face trying to put mascara on as the car jounces up the rough driveway.


  • This is a piece that jounces, slides and sings, and is also very sagely written, getting lots of mileage from dancing little shreds of music, which are changed, replayed and combined in just the right way.

    A Young, Hip, Classical Crowd

  • As the author jounces over rugged forest paths on a motorbike, he comes upon a settlement where human bones lie scattered, "white among the green undergrowth."

    Solo in the Congo

  • It was also a rough trip, full of bounces, jounces, drops, sideways lurches, and other exciting contraventions of gravity.

    Thin Air

  • Using his free hand and his teeth, he unties the knotted neck of a cloth sack, into which he deftly jounces the snake.

    The Song of The Dodo

  • The parson's predecessor had long ago replaced the horsehair-covered seats with more practical but far less comfortable wooden ones, and as the coach rolled away, she had to hang on with both hands to guard herself from sliding across the polished slats during the bumps and jounces.

    The Gates Of Sleep

  • The damned thing bucks, jounces, and lurches like some clanking three-legged iron stegosaurus trying to shake off lice.

    Passage at Arms

  • There were rattles, squeaks and a fair amount of jounces.

    The Ninja

  • Through this vast kinetic sea he jounces, metal jangling, dusty leather creaking, the grime of travel heavy upon him.

    beneath an opal moon

  • A series of violent jolts and jounces shook him despite his battle harness.

    Splinter Of The Mind's Eye


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