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synonyms for shrugging

  • bounce
  • bump
  • fling
  • flop
  • hurtle
  • jolt
  • lug
  • snatch
  • thrust
  • tug
  • twitch
  • wiggle
  • wrench
  • wriggle
  • wring
  • yank
  • dance
  • flick
  • flip
  • grab
  • hook
  • pluck
  • pull
  • quake
  • quiver
  • seize
  • shiver
  • shrug
  • sling
  • snag
  • throw
  • tweak
  • vellicate
  • whisk
  • wrest

antonyms for shrugging

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How to use shrugging in a sentence

Well, I dont know as we need to worry about her, said Jess, shrugging her shoulders.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
Sin Sin Wa performed a curious shrugging movement, peculiarly racial.
DOPESAX ROHMER
Suppressed laughter, shrugging of the shoulders, rolling of the eyes, and significant glances are all marks of ill-breeding.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
"You know quite well that nothing amuses me," said she, shrugging her shoulders with a supreme impertinence.
THE NABOBALPHONSE DAUDET
"Which would be like appealing from the wolf to the tiger," replied Simon, shrugging his shoulders.
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
With a little shrugging air of apology the girl straightened up very stiffly in her chair.
MOLLY MAKE-BELIEVEELEANOR HALLOWELL ABBOTT
"Mothers never know what they are saying," thought Marienka, and she went out shrugging her shoulders.
LABOULAYE'S FAIRY BOOKVARIOUS
The postmaster followed him, after shrugging his shoulders and bestowing on Michael a glance of anything but approbation.
MICHAEL STROGOFFJULES VERNE
At Passy we were received with shrugging shoulders and outspread hands.
DROSSHENRY SETON MERRIMAN
"For money, I suppose," said the artist, shrugging his shoulders.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE - VOLUME 62, NO. 384, OCTOBER 1847VARIOUS
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