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shudders

noun
plural of shudder

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(Entry 1 of 2)

an instance of shaking involuntarily with fear or cold
  • a shudder ran through him as he stepped outside into the snow

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shudders

verb
present tense third-person singular of shudder

Synonyms of shudders (Entry 2 of 2)

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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“Shudders.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/shudders. Accessed 2 Oct. 2022.

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