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Synonyms for shudder

Synonyms for shudder

to move to and fro in short, jerky movements

a nervous shaking of the body

Synonyms for shudder

an almost pleasurable sensation of fright

an involuntary vibration (as if from illness or fear)


shake, as from cold

tremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement

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So, hopefully, that sends a few shudders through the English camp," The Sydney Morning Herald quoted Hussey, as saying.
Al-Rashid's courage will be, one shudders to contemplate.
Which is fine - the way our culture is going, if ``The Shield'' was insistent on remaining cutting-edge controversial, one shudders to wonder at what bad-boy good guy Vic Mackey (Michael Chiklis) and his Strike Force colleagues would be investigating - or, for that matter, doing.
One shudders to think of what contemporary Hollywood might have done with this same material, but these Spaniards get it just right.
Fourteen-year-old Phoenix, dressed in a virtual reality suit, shudders in a dark maze where the ancient Minotaur threatens.
Those shudders, which shake the ground from side to side at low frequencies, travel at about half the speed of the P waves.
One shudders at the implications of this line of thought.
The sickening sound of the record being ruined is enough to induce shudders in anyone with the vaguest recollection of the Age of Vinyl.
The earth shudders at Universal Studios when action-packed movies like Earthquake come to life in thrilling rides.
Timid Lady Rides The Redline": She shudders at / sudden vibrations // clutches her / Aigner bag // for the / dark tunnel // subway screech / and T-stop // at Kendall Square.
One shudders to imagine what the original ending - when Luster was still on the loose - would have been like, coming as it would have at the conclusion of a dreary, borderline-incompetent piece of exploitative docudrama.
If he had lived to see them, one shudders to contemplate what Belloc would have made of the many changes that were made to the Mass in the wake of the Second Vatican Council, a conclave of the Church hierarchy which was held in Rome from 1962-65, straddling the papacies of John XXIII and Paul VI.
Admiration for his fulsome handling of paint comes in the same breath as shudders of repulsion at his unshrinking portrayal of human flesh.