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synonyms for shakes

  • angst
  • apprehension
  • concern
  • disquiet
  • doubt
  • dread
  • jitters
  • misery
  • misgiving
  • mistrust
  • nervousness
  • panic
  • restlessness
  • suffering
  • suspense
  • trouble
  • uncertainty
  • unease
  • uneasiness
  • botheration
  • butterflies
  • care
  • creeps
  • disquietude
  • distress
  • downer
  • drag
  • fidgets
  • flap
  • foreboding
  • fretfulness
  • fuss
  • heebie-jeebies
  • jumps
  • needles
  • shivers
  • solicitude
  • sweat
  • watchfulness
  • willies
  • worriment
  • all-overs
  • ants in pants
  • cold sweat
  • goose bumps
  • nail-biting
  • pins and needles
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antonyms for shakes

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  • advantage
  • belief
  • blessing
  • calm
  • calmness
  • certainty
  • collectedness
  • confidence
  • contentment
  • ease
  • faith
  • happiness
  • joy
  • peace
  • security
  • sureness
  • trust
  • peacefulness
  • assurance
  • composure
  • nonchalance
  • tranquility
      • calmness
      • ease
      • peace
      • calm
      • contentedness
      • looseness
      • relaxation
      • slack
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      How to use shakes in a sentence

      The ground shakes and out from the darkness of the forest plunges a huge buffalo.
      ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
      Growling horribly, the enraged brute seized poor Pearson and shook him as a terrier dog shakes a rat.
      HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
      There was the same sniffing and scratching as before, and I felt the tent give a little as when wind shakes it.
      THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
      The coachman gathers up his reins and shakes squarely down into his seat; the ostlers step back.
      THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
      She runs up and throws her arms round him, she kisses him and shakes him; the heavy wreath of flowers slips down over his nose.
      CHILD LIFE IN TOWN AND COUNTRYANATOLE FRANCE
      Demurringly and with deprecating shakes of the head, she begins hanging wreaths about the walls of the room.
      FIFTY CONTEMPORARY ONE-ACT PLAYSVARIOUS
      It wrung all his soul, it shook him as the tempest shakes a leaf—the sight of this awful agony.
      LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
      When he thinks he has given an extraordinarily clever impersonation he shakes with laughter.
      THE DIARY OF PHILIP WESTERLYPAUL COMPTON
      Though your house trembles in all its timbers and shakes upon its keel, you think yourself a sailor cradled by a zephyr.
      THE PETTY TROUBLES OF MARRIED LIFE, COMPLETEHONORE DE BALZAC
      When made angry he retires backwards, always facing his assailant, and shakes his head very forcibly.
      BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME IX (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
      SYNONYM OF THE DAY
      OCTOBER 26, 1985
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