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verb as in remove outer layer

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Example Sentences

He was successful without “bowing or scraping” or “shucking and jiving,” as it was called back then.

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That changed last week when Kennedy took his aw-shucks-country-boy-in-a-rumpled-suit shtick too far.

On these plains, Shuck says, you can watch your dog run away for a week.

Why is it so hard to shuck this notion that governments should cut spending and/or raise taxes in times of economic slack?

Shuck went on to become a drill sergeant and Gabe was assigned to a new handler.

Ultimately, Gabe was allowed to retire and was adopted by Shuck.

My heart jump, my knees shuck, en my han' trimble; but I know I got ter git away fum dar.

He just stayed, and shuck hands with everybody, pleasant as a basket of chips; and he went home with David Gillespie.

He was dredful glad to see me, an shuck my hand as ef he thought there warn't no feelin in it.

For the shuck, as I see it, is exclusiveness, which is not valuable except to persons justly doubtful of their own merits.

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.


On this page you'll find 43 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shuck, such as: discard, ditch, husk, jettison, peel, and pod.

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