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shuddering

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 3)

marked by or given to small uncontrollable bodily movements
  • with a shuddering extension of his hand, the poor beggar asked for a little charity

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shuddering

noun

Synonyms of shuddering (Entry 2 of 3)

a series of slight movements by a body back and forth or from side to side
  • tried to control the shuddering of his hand

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shuddering

verb
present participle of shudder

Synonyms of shuddering (Entry 3 of 3)

to make a series of small irregular or violent movements
  • huddled in the basement, we shuddered with fear as we heard the approaching tornado

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“Shuddering.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/shuddering. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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