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a gesture involving the shoulders

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raise one's shoulders to indicate indifference or resignation

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Zack, from Stafford, said he had shrugged his shoulders in a row over a thrown drink, adding: "He squared up to me and said to shrug my shoulders again so I did.
Fairground and circus fun for all YOUNG and old shrugged off the unseasonal wet weather to enjoy fun and games at the annual Berry Brow Carnival.
Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged (New York: Dutton, 1992), p.
The novel Atlas Shrugged has a resurgence of interest every time government gets more intrusive and people sense they are less free.
One of the most notable contrasts in the characters of Atlas Shrugged is the stark differences in the "Jim Taggarts" (the government sycophants) and the "Francisco D'Anconias" (true free-market-government types in Galt's Gulch, as the Constitution would have it be).
WLADIMIR Klitschko has warned David Haye he will have the last laugh as he shrugged off his opponent's latest "childish" publicity stunts.
IN ATLAS SHRUGGED (1957), AYN RAND PRESENTS her original, brilliant, and controversial philosophy of Objectivism in dramatized form.
Summary: World number two Lee Westwood shrugged off an ankle problem to charge into title contention in the Dunhill Links Championship third round.
I don't believe Daniel Hannan is an Objectivist ("Ayn Shrugged," Dec.
Sales of Rand's classic Atlas Shrugged have soared in 2009, above a level that was already extremely impressive for a 1,000-page, critically unloved, 52-year-old novel.
Regardless of whether government interventions are stimulating the economy, they're stimulating attention to Ayn Rand's paean to unfettered capitalism, Atlas Shrugged (1957).
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt--currently the Earth's reigning couple that anyone of any sexual orientation wants to sleep with--have announced their interest in starring in a movie version of Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged.
The London market maintained its new-found confidence today as the FTSE 100 Index shrugged off the impact of a disappointing session in New York.
Valley were missing key men through injuries but they shrugged off the handicap to brush aside the Northern Premier Division One side in the preliminary round of the FA Cup.