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Word: jostle

Definition: shove; bump; push against (someone) rather roughly; Ex. jostled by the crowds


Sentences Containing 'jostle'

Even in Broadway and Chestnut streets, Mediterranean mariners will sometimes jostle the affrighted ladies.
Most of the animals and plants which live close round any small piece of ground, could live on it (supposing its nature not to be in any way peculiar), and may be said to be striving to the utmost to live there; but, it is seen, that where they come into the closest competition, the advantages of diversification of structure, with the accompanying differences of habit and constitution, determine that the inhabitants, which thus jostle each other most closely, shall, as a general rule, belong to what we call different genera and orders.

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