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Synonyms for shaker

a person who wields power and influence

a member of Christian group practicing celibacy and communal living and common possession of property and separation from the world

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Nor is this at Lebanon the only Shaker settlement: there are, I think, at least, three others.
Consequently, Shaker beasts seldom fail to find a ready market.
There is no union of the sexes, and every Shaker, male and female, is devoted to a life of celibacy.
Leaving the Shaker village with a hearty dislike of the old Shakers, and a hearty pity for the young ones: tempered by the strong probability of their running away as they grow older and wiser, which they not uncommonly do: we returned to Lebanon, and so to Hudson, by the way we had come upon the previous day.
These people are called Shakers from their peculiar form of adoration, which consists of a dance, performed by the men and women of all ages, who arrange themselves for that purpose in opposite parties: the men first divesting themselves of their hats and coats, which they gravely hang against the wall before they begin; and tying a ribbon round their shirt-sleeves, as though they were going to be bled.
THE release of Shaker Aamer from Guantanamo Bay has certainly brought out an array of opinions.
The 'International Goodwill Club' claims to belong to the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations, and was reported by numerous Arab media outlets to have awarded an array of Goodwill Ambassador titles to eight figures from across the region, including Egyptian artist and head of Musicians Syndicate Hany Shaker.
Peeling garlic is a pain - it takes forever, you can cut yourself and it leaves your hands smelly for hours," said Matthew Ramos, founder of Garlic Shaker.
According to Ambassador Mohamed Shaker, head of the Egyptian Council for Foreign Affairs (ECFA), Egypt has concluded plans to set up its first nuclear power plant in Dabaa.
Shaker Group, the sole distributor of LG air conditioners in Saudi Arabia for more than 20 years, reaffirmed its strong partnership by renewing the agreement contract with LG Electronics for the LG-Shaker Factory in Riyadh for another 10 years, starting Sept.
Lebanese former singer Fadel Shaker is causing trouble in the music world even long after leaving it.
The Shakers who once inhabited the bucolic location now known as Hancock Shaker Village are long gone, but the relics left behind offer a glimpse into a progressive culture whose skills and knowledge of technology, engineering, farming and functional design are woven into the fabric of contemporary society.
The protest comes as a response to reports of a deal with fugitive singer-turned-Salafist Fadel Shaker that would allow him to leave the Palestinian refugee camp of Ain al-Hilweh, where he is currently hiding.
The R/T Shaker and R/T Plus Shaker models will be equipped with 5.
If you do spring for the Imperial Shaker, it comes with a one-year supply of Tanqueray No.