Bump - Crossword Clue

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DISPLACE
JAR
JOSTLE
OUST
PREEMPT
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DISPLACE
  1. cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant"
  2. cause to move, usually with force or pressure; "the refugees were displaced by the war"
  3. terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position;
  4. take the place of or have precedence over; "live broadcast of the presidential debate preempts the regular news hour"; "discussion of the emergency situation will preempt the lecture by the professor"
JAR
  1. a vessel (usually cylindrical) with a wide mouth and without handles
  2. a sudden jarring impact; "the door closed with a jolt"; "all the jars and jolts were smoothed out by the shock absorbers"
  3. the quantity contained in a jar; "he drank a jar of beer"
  4. place in a cylindrical vessel; "jar the jam"
  5. affect in a disagreeable way; "This play jarred the audience"
  6. move or cause to move with a sudden jerky motion
  7. shock physically; "Georgia was shaken up in the Tech game"
  8. be incompatible; be or come into conflict; "These colors clash"
JOSTLE
  1. come into rough contact with while moving; "The passengers jostled each other in the overcrowded train"
  2. make one's way by jostling, pushing, or shoving; "We had to jostle our way to the front of the platform"
  3. the act of jostling (forcing your way by pushing)
OUST
  1. remove from a position or office; "The chairman was ousted after he misappropriated funds"
  2. remove and replace; "The word processor has ousted the typewriter"
PREEMPT
  1. make a preemptive bid in the game of bridge
  2. acquire for oneself before others can do so
  3. gain possession of by prior right or opportunity, especially so as to obtain the right to buy (land)
  4. take the place of or have precedence over; "live broadcast of the presidential debate preempts the regular news hour"; "discussion of the emergency situation will preempt the lecture by the professor"
  5. a high bid that is intended to prevent the opposing players from bidding
Clue Database Last Updated: 13/10/2019 9:00am

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