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shaking

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 3)

marked by or given to small uncontrollable bodily movements
  • suffered a shaking chill during his bout with the flu

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shaking

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of shaking (Entry 2 of 3)

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

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2 the act or a means of getting or keeping away from something undesirable
  • condemned the government's shaking of its overseas responsibilities

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shaking

verb
present participle of shake

Synonyms & Antonyms of shaking (Entry 3 of 3)

1 to make a series of small irregular or violent movements
  • the bus rattled and shook as it barreled down a rutted road

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“Shaking.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/shaking. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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