shaking


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Synonyms for shaking

the act of causing something to move up and down (or back and forth) with quick movements

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Now, I'll put you in a corner," forensically shaking a forefinger at him.
Stryver, shaking his forensic forefinger at the Temple in general, when it was down, "my way out of this, is, to put you all in the wrong.
He was too occupied in shaking out the snow and searching for the whip he had dropped when rolling down the incline.
One plunge, another, and a third, and at last Mukhorty was out of the snow-drift, and stood still, breathing heavily and shaking the snow off himself.
He mounted another step threateningly as if it were his energetic intention to jump down and deal with her; but as she came toward him he evidently thought better of it and stood on the top step of his ladder shaking his fist down at her.
And I can't tell you from here while you're shaking your fist at me.
He stopped shaking his fist very suddenly at that very moment and his jaw actually dropped as he stared over her head at something he saw coming over the grass toward him.
Passepartout shook it, but with no perceptible effect; for neither shaking nor maledictions could prevail upon it to change its mind.
Now, don't stare about you all the afternoon," cries Judy, shaking her head and stamping her foot as she happens to catch the glance which has been previously sounding the basin of tea, "but take your victuals and get back to your work.
George, shaking his head and still composedly smoking.
he replied, shaking the snow out of his long hair, 'I was a-going to turn in somewheers.
Oh, Johnny,' said Solomon, shaking him by the hand.
And then, by the light of the smoky lamp, he saw Marija who sat nearest him, shaking her head slowly.
He had a way of taking Buck's head roughly between his hands, and resting his own head upon Buck's, of shaking him back and forth, the while calling him ill names that to Buck were love names.
Men were shaking hands, it did not matter with whom, and bubbling over in a general incoherent babel.