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verb as in shake, quiver

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As reports of the meeting emerged the next day, they sent a shudder through luxury investors.

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Such a find would send shudders through the K-theory community, since it would contradict some of the subject’s central conjectures.

The shudder of the fighting could be felt 16 kilometers away.

Would this perhaps lead to more black people—shudder—voting Republican?

And then, like Maureen, I felt “a scary shudder go through my body and brain.”

“If history is a guide, those complicit bishops should shudder,” said Clohessy.

(shudder) He should be stopped, even though it may be too late.

I cried, and shrank involuntarily, for his eyeballs rolled till only the whites showed in a way that made me shudder.

She sat down and recalled the conversation with her new friend, giving an amused little shudder.

Though used to this terrible picture from a child, Dorothy could never look at it without a shudder.

A shudder ran down his spine; there was a sensation of inner cold against his heart; he trembled, but he could not look away.

But the shudder had established itself in his being, and, whether he would or not, it kept repeating itself.


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On this page you'll find 33 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shudder, such as: gyrate, shiver, tremble, convulse, dither, and jitter.

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