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rock

verb (SHOCK)    /rɒk/ US  /rɑːk/
[T] If an event rocks a group of people or society, it causes feelings of shock: The managing director's resignation rocked the whole company.Upsetting and destabilizing
(Definition of rock verb (SHOCK) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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