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Date: 1500-1600
Origin: joust; JOUSTING

jostle

verb
     
jos‧tle
1 [intransitive and transitive] to push or knock against someone in a crowd, especially so that you can get somewhere or do something before other people
jostle for
Followers of the president jostled for position in front of the TV cameras.
2 [intransitive] to compete for something such as attention or a reward:
A thousand thoughts were jostling around inside my mind.

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