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shake (n):
causing to move repeatedly from side to side
Related Words: wagwaggle
shake (n):
a reflex motion caused by cold or fear or excitement
Related Words: shivertremble
shake (n):
grasping and shaking a person's hand (as to acknowledge an introduction or to agree on a contract)
Related Words: handhandshaking
shake (n):
a note that alternates rapidly with another note a semitone above it
Related Word: trill
shake (n):
frothy drink of milk and flavoring and sometimes fruit or ice cream
shake (n):
building material used as siding or roofing
Related Word: shingle
shake (v):
move with or as if with a tremor
Samples
his hands shook
shake (v):
undermine or cause to waver
Samples
my faith has been shaken.
The bad news shook her hopes
shake (v):
bring to a specified condition by or as if by shaking
Samples
He was shaken from his dreams.
shake the salt out of the salt shaker
shake (v):
shake (a body part) to communicate a greeting, feeling, or cognitive state
Samples
shake one's head.
She shook her finger at the naughty students.
The old enemies shook hands.
Don't shake your fist at me!
shake (v):
stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of
Samples
These stories shook the community.
the civil war shook the country

Related Words: excitestir
shake (v):
move back and forth or sideways
Samples
the ship was rocking.
the tall building swayed.
She rocked back and forth on her feet

Related Words: rocksway
shake (v):
move or cause to move back and forth
Samples
The chemist shook the flask vigorously.
My hands were shaking
shake (v):
shake or vibrate rapidly and intensively
Samples
The old engine was juddering
shake (v):
get rid of
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I couldn't shake the car that was following me
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Cut off your nose to spite your face

Öfkeyle kalkan zararla oturur, pire için yorgan yakmak.
When people are dissatisfied or angry, they sometimes react by doing foolish things that prove harmful to themselves.


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