What is another word for shakes?

Pronunciation: [ʃˈe͡ɪks] (IPA)

Shakes can be described in numerous ways depending on the context and the intensity of the movement or vibration. For instance, shudders, shivers, tremors, and quivers are all synonyms that can be used to describe shaking movements in different contexts. If the shaking is caused by fear or nervousness, then the words quaking, quavering, and trembling can be used. Meanwhile, wobbling, jiggling, and vibrating can be used to describe a more rhythmic and repetitive shaking. Finally, tumbling, rolling, and rocking can be used to describe larger and more violent shaking movements. Synonyms for shakes are therefore versatile and can be employed to describe a wide range of movement types.

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Usage examples for Shakes

She made no reply beyond one of those reproachful head shakes which indicate the compromise between duty and inclination.
"The Locusts' Years"
Mary Helen Fee
She shakes her finger at him and goes over to kiss him.
"Contemporary One-Act Plays Compiler: B. Roland Lewis"
Sir James M. Barrie George Middleton Althea Thurston Percy Mackaye Lady Augusta Gregor Eugene Pillot Anton Tchekov Bosworth Crocker Alfred Kreymborg Paul Greene Arthur Hopkins Paul Hervieu Jeannette Marks Oscar M. Wolff David Pinski Beulah Bornstead Herma
He shakes his head ruefully at the mess and as ruefully at the counter.
"Contemporary One-Act Plays Compiler: B. Roland Lewis"
Sir James M. Barrie George Middleton Althea Thurston Percy Mackaye Lady Augusta Gregor Eugene Pillot Anton Tchekov Bosworth Crocker Alfred Kreymborg Paul Greene Arthur Hopkins Paul Hervieu Jeannette Marks Oscar M. Wolff David Pinski Beulah Bornstead Herma

Famous quotes with Shakes

  • I don't mind if somebody comes up to me and shakes my hand, but if I'm in the middle of a restaurant and somebody asks me for a picture, I can be a jerk and say no, or I can say yes and draw more attention to myself, which is exactly the opposite of what I want.
    Macaulay Culkin
  • You've got two people that are well known in South Dakota, respected. We'll see how it all shakes out.
    Tom Daschle
  • I eat five to seven meals a day and a couple of protein shakes.
    Casper Van Dien
  • An ass may bray a good while before he shakes the stars down.
    George Eliot
  • Conservatives have a different view of a lot of issues versus our friends on the other side. The election determines how that shakes out.
    Lindsey Graham

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