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Definitions of shake:

part of speech: verb intransitive

To tremble or quake.

part of speech: past participle


part of speech: verb transitive

To move with quick, short motions: to agitate: to make to tremble: to threaten to overthrow: to cause to waver: to make afraid: to give a tremulous note to.

part of speech: past tense


part of speech: noun

A rapid tremulous motion: a trembling or shivering: a concussion: a rent in timber, rock, etc.: ( music) a rapid repetition of two notes.

part of speech: verb transitive

To cause to shiver; move with a quick, short motion; to move from a firm position; as, to shake one's faith; in music, give a quivering note to.

part of speech: noun

A rapid motion one way and another; agitation; a trembling or shivering; motion of the hands when clasped in salutation; in music, the rapid up and down movement of the voice when dwelling on any particular note, but always within the compass of a tone; a fissure or rent in timber.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To be agitated: to tremble: to shiver: to lose firmness:- pa. t. shook, ( B.) shaked; pa. p. shaken.

part of speech: verb

To cause to move with short rapid vibrations; to give a wavering or trembling motion to; to throw or drive, followed by down, from, or off; to threaten to overthrow; to cause to waver or doubt; to lose firmness; to tremble; to totter; to shiver.

part of speech: present participle


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