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adjective as in addled

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Some doulas offer their services for free, Shook says, while some operate on a sliding scale based on the client’s ability to pay.

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“We all shook hands and my client told me to leave,” he said.

“They basically said thanks a lot and shook our hands and took off,” Stammberger said.

After what seemed a desperate eternity, a doctor shook his head.

And during a one-week period the next month four different female suicide bombings shook various regions of Nigeria.

In 2010 Cuba provided the largest contingent of medical staff during the aftermath of the huge earthquake that shook Haiti.

We all rose to our feet, and he shook hands with everybody without waiting to be introduced.

During this defence, the Empress frequently shook her head; and when it was finished, she rose from her chair.

The needle of the archdruidress broke, as she shook her head viciously at the scoffer.

But Grandfather Mole only shook his head impatiently, as if to say that digging a hole wouldn't help him this time.

Tressan smote the table before him a blow that shook some of the dust out of the papers that cumbered it.


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On this page you'll find 179 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shook, such as: befuddled, bewildered, gone, rattled, shaken, and thrown.

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