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Adjective
Characterized by shaking or quivering
“The soft moss, the shaking leaf of the aspen tree, the deep mysterious pools where the great trout lay in his kingdom, all these no longer spoke to her soul.”
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Showing or feeling insecurity or uncertainty
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Causing or creating excitement
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Characterized by abrupt stops and starts
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Afflicted with palsy
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Worn out or ruined because of age or neglect
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Unsteady
Noun
The act or state of shuddering back and forth, or side to side
“Haggai, speaking of the shaking of the heavens and the earth, the sea, and the dry land, foretold those great political and religious changes.”
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The act or state of eschewing or avoiding something
“I am shocked to witness such behavior from a reputable company and the shaking of their responsibilities to their customers.”
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The act or result of stirring or agitating the contents of something
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A feeling of nervousness or restlessness
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A violent shock as from a heavy blow
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An act of flapping something, typically a wing or arm, up and down or from side to side
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A sudden, violent, irregular movement of the body, caused by involuntary contraction of muscles and associated especially with brain disorders such as epilepsy, the presence of certain toxins or other agents in the blood, or fever in children
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A sudden violent shaking of the ground, typically causing great destruction, as a result of movements within the earth's crust or volcanic action
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The quality of being unsteady or unbalanced
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A violent social or political upheaval
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Verb
To be triggering a passionate feeling or reaction
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Present participle for to shake or vibrate jerkily or nervously
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“The bed would begin to shake just as I was about to fall asleep, and I'd snap awake.”
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Present participle for to move (an object) up and down or from side to side with rapid, forceful, jerky movements
“They should put the marbles in the box, then shake the box in all directions, but without lifting the box from the table.”
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Present participle for to wave vigorously (and angrily)
“He began to shake his fist in anger, displaying a deliberately hostile attitude.”
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Present participle for to shock, disturb, or upset
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“She hoped that this news would shake him from his sense of blithe optimism.”
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Present participle for to tremble uncontrollably from a strong emotion
“The adrenaline pumped into his bloodstream, making him shake with nervous energy.”
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Present participle for to mix (ingredients) together by shaking
“Using a cocktail shaker, shake the ingredients together with a regular scoop of ice-cubes and pour the contents into the recommended glass.”
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Present participle for to get away from by outmaneuvering
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“Arthur Morgan would shake the local lawmen by riding off through the woods on his trusty steed.”
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Present participle for to undermine or weaken
“It was whispered that the sight of those people driven forward by the wind of defeat did much to shake his confidence.”
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Present participle for to impede the effectiveness, power, or ability of, especially gradually or insidiously
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Present participle for to have an adverse effect on
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Present participle for to quit or stop a habit
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Present participle for to speak hesitantly or haltingly
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Present participle for to influence, usually emotionally
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Present participle for to move (a baby or young child) up and down in a playful or affectionate way
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Present participle for to make something fluffy, typically by patting or ruffling
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Present participle for to strike or hit repeatedly
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Present participle for to shun or shy away from
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Present participle for to (attempt to) prevent something from happening
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Present participle for to briefly stop or interrupt an action
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Present participle for to seize or shake by the throat, especially of a dog or wolf
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To happen or take place, especially following an earlier event
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Present participle for intimidating for money
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Present participle for to prevent oneself from
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