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adjective as in addled

adjective as in shaken

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But I think pushing through all that pain and fear was worth it: We faced down peaks and cliffs and shook up our comfort zones.

The photograph shook up the idea of a model American family during a time when the picture-perfect family was idealized.

Our cast situation was also shook-up, but to very positive results.

The death of actor Jim Davis from multiple myeloma in 1980 shook up the Dallas family.

Diallo appears “shook up” and says “I must talk to you,” according to a source familiar with the account.

Overcoats doubled up ain't quite as easy shook up as feathers.

We shook up our horses, and they trotted forward, Marcel and I assuming an air of ease and indifference.

And, to make it all the more difficult to put them together again, I shook up the pieces in a basket.

Sarah Woodham shook up the medicine, poured out another glassful, placed it on the mantelpiece as directed, and left the room.

I filled a flask one third part with freshly drawn ox blood, closed it tightly with a bladder, and shook up the blood frequently.


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On this page you'll find 700 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shook-up, such as: befuddled, bewildered, gone, rattled, shaken, and shook.

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