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synonyms for shuck

  • discard
  • ditch
  • husk
  • jettison
  • peel
  • pod
  • remove
  • shed
  • shell
  • strip
  • worthless
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That changed last week when Kennedy took his aw-shucks-country-boy-in-a-rumpled-suit shtick too far.
JOHN KENNEDY WENT FROM A DEMOCRAT TO THE GOP'S DISCOUNT JOE MCCARTHYMARGARET CARLSONNOVEMBER 23, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
My heart jump, my knees shuck, en my han' trimble; but I know I got ter git away fum dar.
FREE JOE AND OTHER GEORGIAN SKETCHESJOEL CHANDLER HARRIS
He just stayed, and shuck hands with everybody, pleasant as a basket of chips; and he went home with David Gillespie.
THE LEATHERWOOD GODWILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS
He was dredful glad to see me, an shuck my hand as ef he thought there warn't no feelin in it.
LETTERS OF MAJOR JACK DOWNING, OF THE DOWNINGVILLE MILITIASEBA SMITH
For the shuck, as I see it, is exclusiveness, which is not valuable except to persons justly doubtful of their own merits.
ATLANTIC CLASSICSVARIOUS
Her face was so thin her eyes stood out like a bird's, and her cheek was the color of an old shuck of corn.
THE SHADOWMARY WHITE OVINGTON
Wal, don't you know that if they had a bin hereabouts, a squirrel wouldn't a sot down there to shuck a nut?
SHADOWS OF SHASTAJOAQUIN MILLER
Shuck′er, one who shucks; Shuck′ing, the act of taking off the shuck: a shucking-bee.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 4 OF 4: S-Z AND SUPPLEMENTS)VARIOUS
"We'd better light a shuck out o' here," said Gurley, visibly disturbed.
OH, YOU TEX!WILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
One corn-shuck hat, made for a "Confederate bride" of the Neck, was trimmed with flowers made of small white feathers.
THE STRONGHOLDMIRIAM HAYNIE
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WORDS RELATED TO SHUCK

  • affect
  • beguile
  • betray
  • bunco
  • con
  • counterfeit
  • defraud
  • delude
  • double-cross
  • fake
  • fake out
  • feign
  • fool
  • humbug
  • illude
  • jive
  • juggle
  • lie
  • mislead
  • pretend
  • psych out
  • put on
  • sham
  • shuck
  • simulate
  • snow
  • take in
  • trick
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