Her mother's light, frantic touch and words jarred her already frazzled nerves.
His words jarred Harriet and she swallowed at the ball of nerves that suddenly seemed to be constricting her throat.
Then Ghisteslwchlohm's words jarred in his mind and he lifted his eyes.
The last word, in English, jarred against the native words Quince used.
Then suddenly a word or an altered nuance of voice would jar him back into the time and place.
Although he knew that the subterfuge was appropriate for their mission, the words had jarred Trip at first.
Her words jarred him, for Hal well knew that he always talked exclusively about himself.
Indeed, the detective was so influenced by Cranston's style, that the next words didn't jar him at all.
His words jarred her out of the depression that was gathering around her.
The words jarred me worse than the choking smoke.