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What is another word for shaky?

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Adjective
Shaking or trembling, especially continuously
“The nurse came in and introduced herself, and with a shaky hand, I shook hers.”
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Unsteady or teetering in movement
“He took a few shaky steps from the path they had traveled, coming to a patch of unsoiled snow.”
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Rickety or decrepit because of poor construction, age, or heavy use
“I'm writing this by the moonlight of an open window at a shaky table with a broken leg.”
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Subject to dispute or questions
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“Ehret has elicited strong attacks by linguists for his shaky evidence, for his disregard for methodological rigor, for resorting to glottochronology, and for not revealing his sources of data.”
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Feeling dizzy or lightheaded
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“He was still feeling a little shaky after the fatigue of the crossing, so that day he only went as far as Dijon.”
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(colloquial) Timid, or showing a lack of courage
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Lacking physical strength, especially due to illness or age
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Dangerous or full of peril
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Feeling anxious, nervous, or under stress
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Not defendable or justifiable by logic or argument
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Occurring at uneven or varying rates or intervals
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Characterized by abrupt stops and starts
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Impractical and foolishly idealistic
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Deviating from what is considered normal
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In a dilapidated or disintegrating condition, typically about to fall apart
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Hesitant, uncertain, or cautious
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(of handwriting) Very small and difficult to decipher
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Afflicted with palsy
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Sick
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