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  Definition of shaking
  1. the act of causing something to move up and down (or back and forth) with quick movements
  2. a shaky motion; "the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe"
  3. 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"; "sparklin
Similar Words: shakiness, trembling, quiver, quivering, vibration, palpitation, quaking, shaky, shivering

 

Hyponyms: joggle, jiggle, tremolo, tremor

 

Derivational Morphology: shake, agitate, quiver, quake, palpitate, vibrate, tremble, didder

 

 
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