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Main Entry: 1jar
Pronunciation: primarystressjär
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): jarred; jar·ring
Etymology: probably an imitation of the sound made
1 a : to make a harsh or disagreeable sound b : to have a harsh or disagreeable effect <noise that jars the nerves>
2 : to cause to vibrate : SHAKE
3 : 1CLASH 2b, conflict <jarring opinions>

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