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synonyms for the shakes

  • delirium
  • frenzy
  • turmoil
  • ecstasy
  • excitement
  • ferment
  • fervor
  • fire
  • flush
  • heat
  • intensity
  • passion
  • pyrexia
  • restlessness
  • unrest
  • burning up
  • febrile disease
  • running a temperature

antonyms for the shakes

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  • calmness
  • peace
  • apathy
  • calm
  • contentedness
  • coolness
  • dullness
  • lethargy
  • chill
  • coldness
  • freeze
  • frigidity
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How to use the shakes in a sentence

Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Mr. Slocum was not educated in a university, and his life has been in by-paths, and out-of-the-way places.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
The ground shakes and out from the darkness of the forest plunges a huge buffalo.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
Growling horribly, the enraged brute seized poor Pearson and shook him as a terrier dog shakes a rat.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
There was the same sniffing and scratching as before, and I felt the tent give a little as when wind shakes it.
THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Besides the districts mentioned, tobacco is grown largely in that of Frankfort-on-the Oder.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
The coachman gathers up his reins and shakes squarely down into his seat; the ostlers step back.
THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
Now, how comes it that you have turned up in this out-of-the-way part of the world?
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO THE SHAKES

  • burning up
  • delirium
  • ecstasy
  • excitement
  • febrile disease
  • ferment
  • fervor
  • fire
  • flush
  • frenzy
  • heat
  • intensity
  • passion
  • pyrexia
  • restlessness
  • running a temperature
  • the shakes
  • turmoil
  • unrest
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.