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shuddering

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of shuddering

  1. marked by or given to small uncontrollable bodily movements with a shuddering extension of his hand, the poor beggar asked for a little charity Synonyms aquiver, atremble, quaking, quavery, quivering, shaking, shaky, 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


shuddering

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of shuddering

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



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