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Synonym of Shaking

Shaking Synonyme from Moby Thesaurus

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Synonyms and related words:
agitated, ague, all shook up, all-overish, aquiver, aspen, blurred, brandish, brandishing, breathy, bumpiness, chattering, choked, choking, chorea, cold shivers, croaking, didder, disquiet, disquietude, dithers, drawling, drawly, dysphonic, fidgetiness, fidgeting, fidgets, fidgety, fits and starts, flaunt, flaunting, flourish, flourishing, flutter, fluttery, guttural, harsh, hawking, heaving, hoarse, in a quiver, inarticulate, indistinct, inquietude, jactation, jactitation, jerkiness, jittery, joltiness, jumpy, lisping, mispronounced, muzzy, nasal, palpitation, palsied, palsy, panting, pitapat, pitter-patter, quaking, quaver, quavering, quavery, quiver, quivering, quivery, restlessness, shakes, shaky, shiver, shivering, shivers, shivery, shook up, shudder, shuddering, skittery, snuffling, spasms, stifled, strangled, succussatory, succussion, succussive, thick, throaty, throb, throbbing, tottering, tremble, trembling, trembly, tremor, tremulant, tremulous, tremulousness, trepidation, trepidity, twangy, twitchy, twitter, twittery, undulation, unrest, unsettled, unstable, unsteady, velar, vibrating, vibration, wave, wave motion, waving, wobbly


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WordNet 2.0

1. the act of causing something to move up and down (or back and forth) with quick movements
(hypernym) agitation
(hyponym) joggle, jiggle
(derivation) shake, agitate
2. a shaky motion; "the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe"
(synonym) shakiness, trembling, quiver, quivering, vibration, palpitation
(hypernym) motion
(hyponym) tremolo
(derivation) shake, didder

1. vibrating slightly and irregularly; as e.g. with fear or cold or like the leaves of an aspen in a breeze; "a quaking bog"; "the quaking child asked for more"; "quivering leaves of a poplar tree"; "with shaking knees"; "seemed shaky on her feet"; "sparkling light from the shivering crystals of the chandelier"; "trembling hands"
(synonym) quaking, quivering, shaky, shivering, trembling
(similar) unsteady


1. building material used as siding or roofing
(synonym) shingle
(hypernym) building material
2. frothy drink of milk and flavoring and sometimes fruit or ice cream
(synonym) milkshake, milk shake
(hypernym) drink
(hyponym) eggshake
3. a note that alternates rapidly with another note a semitone above it
(synonym) trill
(hypernym) note, musical note, tone
4. grasping and shaking a person's hand (as to acknowledge an introduction or to agree on a contract)
(synonym) handshake, handshaking, handclasp
(hypernym) acknowledgment, acknowledgement
(classification) contract
5. reflex shaking caused by cold or fear or excitement
(synonym) tremble, shiver
(hypernym) reflex, instinctive reflex, innate reflex, inborn reflex, unconditioned reflex, physiological reaction
(derivation) didder
6. causing to move repeatedly from side to side
(synonym) wag, waggle
(hypernym) agitation
(derivation) rock, sway

1. move or cause to move back and forth; "The chemist shook the flask vigorously"; "My hands were shaking"
(synonym) agitate
(hypernym) move
(hyponym) fluff up, plump up, shake up
(derivation) wag, waggle
2. move with or as if with a tremor; "his hands shook"
(synonym) didder
(hypernym) move involuntarily, move reflexively
(derivation) tremble, shiver
3. shake or vibrate rapidly and intensively; "The old engine was juddering"
(synonym) judder
(hypernym) vibrate
(classification) United Kingdom, UK, Great Britain, GB, Britain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
4. move back and forth or sideways; "the ship was rocking"; "the tall building swayed"; "She rocked back and forth on her feet"
(synonym) rock, sway
(hypernym) move back and forth
(hyponym) roll
(verb-group) rock, sway
(derivation) wag, waggle
5. undermine or cause to waver; "my faith has been shaken"; "The bad news shook her hopes"
(hypernym) weaken
6. stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of; "These stories shook the community"; "the civil war shook the country"
(synonym) stimulate, shake up, excite, stir
(hypernym) arouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provoke
(hyponym) fuel
7. get rid of; "I couldn't shake the car that was following me"
(synonym) shake off, throw off, escape from
(hypernym) escape, get away, break loose
8. bring to a specified condition by or as if by shaking; "He was shaken from his dreams"; "shake the salt out of the salt shaker"
(hypernym) change, alter, modify
9. shake (a body part) to communicate a greeting, feeling, or cognitive state; "shake one's head"; "She shook her finger at the naughty students"; "The old enemies shook hands"; "Don't shake your fist at me!"
(hypernym) gesticulate, gesture, motion
(derivation) handshake, handshaking, handclasp

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