Thesaurus / shake out

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He began to shake out the ashes from his pipe, with a vague intention of relighting it.

Next the hands began to trifle with the teapot, and to shake out some of the coins.

A Book of GhostsSabine Baring-Gould

All doubts ceased with this: the only fear was lest they should shake out the trembling life by rough usage.

Hard CashCharles Reade

"I guess you're not," snapped Miss Pewsey in rather an unlady-like manner, and she rose to shake out her skirts.

She paused to shake out the lustrous silk and spread the fichu over it that I might see the delicate pattern of the lace.

The Land of Long AgoEliza Calvert Hall

He put his napkin in his lap, careful to shake out all the folds.

It Could Be AnythingJohn Keith Laumer

They are filled with a mass of greenish spores that shake out at the slightest jar when ripe.

They shake out the threepenny bits and sixpences and coax out the pennies with the blade of a knife.

UlyssesJames Joyce

No matter; being light and fire-dry, it will brush off the one and shake out of the other.

A Poor Man's HouseStephen Sydney Reynolds

I thought we were going to have some fun on board, but we don't do anything but study and shake out topsails.

Outward BoundOliver Optic
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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.