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One might hypothesize the maid was part of a scam to shake down any rich old man in a luxury suite.

But not everyone does: Courtship is a massively multiplayer game whose rules shake down differently for each player.

And I am not sure even now that when these two things are found in one and the same woman they ever really shake down together.

The hair should be so securely put up that it will not shake down, and that the hair-pins will not work out.

The hermit said unto the deer, O deer, why didst thou shake down the seed?

I often climb into the trees in Charlotte's orchard, and shake down the pears that hang on the highest branches.

If we once thoroughly understood each other we'd shake down better and go our ways in peace.

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On this page you'll find 35 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shake-down, such as: exercise, hone, prepare, rehearse, study, and train.

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