jar

I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. clash, conflict, discord; vessel, Mason jar, jug, cruse. —v. shock, jolt; jounce, shake, rattle; clash. See disagreement, impulse, receptacle.
II
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [A glass or earthen container]
Syn. crock, pot, fruit jar, Mason jar, can, vessel, basin, beaker, jug, cruet, vat, canister, decanter, pitcher, ewer, bottle, carafe, flagon, flask, cruse, burette, phial, gallipot, vase, amphora, ampulla, chalice, mug, Toby jug, urn, canopic jar, olla, pithos (Greek), dolium (Latin); see also bottle , container .
2. [The contents of a jar]
Syn. pot, quart, pint, jarful, jugful, can, tin; see also contents 1 .
3. [A jolt]
Syn. jounce, thud, shock; see bump 1 .
v.
1. [To cause to tremble]
Syn. shake, shake up, agitate, jolt, bounce, jounce, jiggle, bump, thump, bang, wiggle, rock, jerk, slam, rattle, wobble, vibrate; see also crash 4 , hit 1 , 2 .
2. [To create discordant sounds]
Syn. grate, clash, jangle, bang; see sound 1 .
3. [To disconcert]
Syn. rattle, shock, jolt; see disturb 2 .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
I
n.
vessel, container, bottle, receptacle, jug.
II
v.
1. shake vibrate, jog, jounce, jolt, shock, jerk, rattle, rock, jiggle.
2. *faze shock, disquiet, disturb, upset, unsettle, shake up, surprise, discompose.
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I verb To fail to be in accord: clash, conflict, contradict, disaccord, discord. Idiom: go (or run) counter to. See AGREE. II noun Violent forcible contact between two or more things: bump, collision, concussion, crash, impact, jolt, percussion, shock1, smash. See CONFLICT.

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