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verb as in shake

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As she gyrated and shimmied at the VMAs on Sunday night, Taylor Swift did not seem like a person under attack.

In a tucked-in black t-shirt and slacks, the seemingly average Joe shimmied and shaked to the bassline.

Ringo clapped; Yoko flashed peace signs; Steven Tyler tumbled for ya; Beyoncé shimmied; and Katy Perry threw “Roar” punches.

Each in a return splash shimmied the dinghy making for a resurgence of what, until now, had been a barely muted panic.


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On this page you'll find 3 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shimmied, such as: wobble, dance, and vibrate.

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