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electric shock

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Electricity
electric shockeˌlectric ˈshock noun [countable]  TPEa sudden shock to your body, caused by electricity
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electric shockA defibrillator can analyze the heart rhythm of a cardiac arrest victim and administer an electric shock.She caught Lee's eye and Lee felt an electric shock pass through her.Some of them were in a terrible state because they'd had an electric shock from the lightning.The touch of her daughter's warm skin on her own was like an electric shock.Or, still more tempting, to send an electric shock interactively to senders of the more offensive messages?
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