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adjective as in unnerved

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Some players are sensitive to certain types of screen movement, so we’ve included a toggle for motion blur and camera shake.

Walking around, shake is kept to a minimum, but some objects in the scene seem to slightly wobble a bit as you move.

The shake and quick-soak method outlined here is a safer approach.

The process is also useful for products like weight-loss shakes and iced-coffee drinks.

I don’t think he’s been given the fair shake that he deserves.

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I still wonder what my wife thinks about her big courageous man coming home shaken, seeing my tears for the first time.

The teenager was shaken by the incident, and his father remembers having to console him for hours that day.

“This has shaken me up, of course,” Aielli told reporters Friday as she went back to work.

The Houthis have done exactly this and have shaken the already fragile government of Yemen to its foundations.

In a world where the dead feed upon the living, many have been shaken out of their faith.

He hardly recognised himself, for, the foundations being shaken, all that was built upon them trembled too.

The first jolt had like to have shaken me out of my hammock, but afterwards the motion was easy enough.

At his sight shall the mountains be shaken, and at his will the south wind shall blow.

In truth, M. de Biancourt's goodness and prudence seemed much shaken by this tempest of human passions.

Rosemary shook her head doubtfully, and her falling hair of pale, shimmering gold waved like a wheat-field shaken by a breeze.


On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shaken, such as: flustered, jolted, overcome, rattled, upset, and shook-up.

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