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shud·der

shudder

 
 
pronunciation:
shuh dr
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: shudders, shuddering, shuddered
definition: to tremble or give a sudden shiver.
The baby shuddered when she tasted a lemon.
synonyms:
quake, shake, shiver, tremble
similar words:
convulse, quiver, throb, twitch
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a sudden, strong trembling.
A shudder of fear ran through me when I heard the howl.
synonyms:
shake
similar words:
convulsion, quiver, shiver, tremor, twitch
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