[ UK /ʃˈe‍ɪkɪli/ ]
  1. in an insecurely shaky manner
    this theory is rather shakily supported by some obscure data
  2. in a manner characterized by trembling or shaking
    `I--I'm going to make you a cup of tea', she explained shakily
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How To Use shakily In A Sentence

  • Shakily, she picked her way carefully down the steps, wondering what the treatment would be like, and why she had never heard the word staph before.2 SUPERBUG
  • Car sales are recovering shakily from last year's three - decade low in the US.
  • "Yes, yes I am, " I replied shakily, carefully setting the china cup on the table.
  • He heaved in another deep breath, exhaled shakily, and picked up the card with somewhat senseless fingers.
  • I tilted my head in question, but an officer walked forward with a billy club and said roughly and a bit shakily, ‘Now, young man.’
  • Woods began shakily, slicing his opening drive into the trees before scrambling for a par via the greenside bunker.
  • She shakily unfastened her seat belt and opened the car door.
  • She got up from the ground shakily and latched onto a post for support.
  • One vivid memory is that of a pensioner shakily parting with the sum of £2 in exchange for a pen marketed in a presentation box.
  • Mrs. Mahathy's face turned a beautiful puce color and her finger rose shakily towards the door.
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