Definition of "shock"
  1. A type of punishment or condition of release for a criminal, where the person is required to participate in rigorous physical training, stern discipline, strict regimentation, and therapeutic rehabilitation
How to use "shock" in a sentence
  1. Under the shock program, the convict was required to undergo extensive physical training.
  2. The judge ruled for a shock program in the defendant's sentence for the sake of rehabilitation.
  3. To help offenders reintegrate into society, the court often opts for a shock sentence involving a specialized regimen of discipline and therapy.

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