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Synonyms for shake

Synonyms for shake

to cause to move to and fro with short, jerky movements

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to move to and fro in short, jerky movements

to cause to move to and fro violently

to move to and fro violently

to alter the settled state or position of

to free from or cast out something objectionable or undesirable

to get away from (a pursuer)

to deprive of courage or the power to act as a result of fear, anxiety, or disgust

shake down: to obtain by coercion or intimidation

shake down: to make a thorough search of

shake down: to examine the person or personal effects of in order to find something lost or concealed

shake off: to free from or cast out something objectionable or undesirable

shake off: to get away from (a pursuer)

a nervous shaking of the body

a shaking of the earth

a state of nervous restlessness or agitation

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building material used as siding or roofing

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frothy drink of milk and flavoring and sometimes fruit or ice cream

a note that alternates rapidly with another note a semitone above it

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grasping and shaking a person's hand (as to acknowledge an introduction or to agree on a contract)

causing to move repeatedly from side to side

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move with or as if with a tremor

move back and forth or sideways

undermine or cause to waver

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bring to a specified condition by or as if by shaking

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shake (a body part) to communicate a greeting, feeling, or cognitive state