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shook

verb
past tense of shake

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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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2 to get or keep away from (as a responsibility) through cleverness or trickery
  • we shook our pursuers by cutting through the abandoned lot

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The first known use of shook was in 1796

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“Shook.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/shook. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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