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shaking

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of shaking

  1. marked by or given to small uncontrollable bodily movements suffered a shaking chill during his bout with the flu Synonyms aquiver, atremble, quaking, quavery, quivering, shaky, shuddering, shuddery, tottering, tottery, trembling, trembly, tremulous, wobbling (also wabbling), wobbly (also wabbly)Related Words convulsive; shivering, shivery; rocky, staggery, unstable, unsteady, wavering, wavery; palpitating, pulsating, throbbingNear Antonyms controlled, firm, settled, stable, steady


shaking

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of shaking

  1. 1 a series of slight movements by a body back and forth or from side to side gave the bottle of salad dressing a good shaking Synonyms jiggling, oscillation, quivering, vibration, shivering, shuddering, trembling, twitchingRelated Words juddering [chiefly British], quaking, rocking; jiggle, palpitation, quiver, shake, shiver, shudder, tremble, tremor, twitch

  2. 2 the act or a means of getting or keeping away from something undesirable condemned the government's shaking of its overseas responsibilities Synonyms avoidance, cop-out, dodging, ducking, eluding, elusion, eschewal, eschewing, evasion, out, escape, shunningRelated Words bypassing, circumvention, runaround, sidestepping, skirting; averting, deflection, obviation, precluding, preventionNear Antonyms abidance, endurance, submission, toleration



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