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So it is almost with a shudder I take my last look at the Stones of Carnac.

There are ghosts whom I tremble to meet, and cannot think of without a shudder.

The sinister association of ideas made Mary shudder, but she said no more.

I used to like him when I was a child; now I shudder at his name.

Do you not look on the past with a shudder at the precipice on which you stood?

She loved the river with its reflected lights,—but it made her shudder, too.

The figures struck Pierre with a force which made him shudder.

And then the shudder born of the thought of death returned to him.

Oh, don't talk like that, it makes me shudder; it is horrible!

She did not squeal nor shudder, but sat regarding it with gentle pride.

WORD ORIGIN

early 14c., possibly from Middle Dutch schuderen "to shudder," or Middle Low German schoderen, both frequentative forms from Proto-Germanic *skuth- "to shake." Related: Shuddered; shuddering.

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