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Synonyms for shake

Synonyms for shake

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


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

Synonyms for shake

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


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

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The drinks it offers also have a classic touch to them -- evidenced by the strawberry shake which goes by the name Ol' Fashioned Shake.
This is the Harlem Shake and we Africans do it best.
As a Muslim, I think it is forbidden to shake hands with the opposite gender and I agree with my Islamic teachings," said Maha Al-Matari, a university student in Sana'a.
Based on the results of the study, it would appear that using the Shake Weight[R] activates the muscles of the upper body to a greater degree than using a 2.
You should shake hands, you don't have to go for a drink afterwards with them for a tittle-tattle.
The packaging also includes a 'straw-spoon' which the company says delivers a crossover from shake into "dessert drink".
I have learned that there is no right way to shake or to learn how to bring shaking medicine into your life.
Add all ingredients except cranberries and lime slices; cover and shake.
This region, stretching from Modesto down to Bakersfield, is better know globally for apples and apricots--not "Gangsta Hyphy" hip-hop, as Shake likes to call it.
The wood is coarse and uneven in texture, splinters when worked with tools, is prone to ring shake, and it has uneven moisture content, which causes problems in kiln-drying (Alden 1997).
In the new shake line, the company reports, "the focus is on blending indulgent, rich flavor combinations resulting in thick, creamy shakes.
One of Pat's secrets to keeping his energy high and his vitality soaring is his age-defying protein shake.
Using a shake as a meal replacement can be a safe way to manage weight, and get vitamins and nutrients you may overlook at other meals.
One of the largest such repositories is at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, where New York-based Christian Marclay is currently artist in residence and where he produced Shake, Rattle and Roll (fluxmix), 2004, a room-size video installation that was the centerpiece of this exhibition.
In the mid 1980s, a typical (10-ounce) shake had about as many calories as a can of cola and a glass of whole milk combined.