How To Use Shook In A Sentence

  • Even the shoes, booties with vertiginous heels, were covered in grasping little coral-like tentacles that shook as the models -- their faces abloom with gold and colorful stripes -- stomped down the catwalk. Balmain, Zac Posen, Rick Owens & Manish Arora Out Of This World In Paris (PHOTOS, POLL)
  • The doctor looked at the medication I'd been given and shook his head with a slightly incredulous look.
  • Marya shook her head, her neatly bobbed dark hair brushing against high cheekbones.
  • A letter to his wife in 1847 tells of a visit to the Brights at Rochdale; how 'John and I discorded in our views not a little', and how 'I shook peaceable Brightdom as with Victorian Worthies Sixteen Biographies
  • They shook hands in a very male, unaffectionate sort of way.
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  • She shook her head and told him that two of her lower teeth had cavities.
  • It is said that Scheiner, on hearing this in a Rome bookshop, turned purple and shook violently.
  • The building shook like an earthquake.
  • For him, the fiend that shook his faith was the ichneumon wasp, which lays its eggs inside the larvae of the horntail wasp.
  • I shook my head at him, trying to look like a warning, a big frown to exaggerate gravity. WHITE LIES
  • I shivered suddenly, and then shook as with an ague and spent the rest of the night sitting up before the. THE GOLDEN FOOL: BOOK TWO OF THE TAWNY MAN
  • She shook her fists to the heavens at the injustice of it all.
  • At the font he shook off the assistance of the sidesman and meandered down the aisle. THE MAIN CAGES
  • She shook her head uncertainly and drank some of the Coca-Cola which seemed to be on the table in front of her. LAST SHOT
  • The wind of evening shook the dark leaves to a thin airy cackle. The Garden Party, and Other Stories
  • His hand as it shook hers was warm and firm.
  • But the man shook the knife at him. Christianity Today
  • Wulfgar steadied her with a hand upon her shoulder, but she shook her head and peeled the legging back further. THE WOLF AND THE DOVE
  • The end of the road had come for the SAP, which rumbled and shook violently, punctured wing panels beginning to peel away in the slipstream.
  • Some shook with superstitious dread; others, driven to atheistical despair, with horrible execrations, again strove to force a passage through the doors. The Scottish Chiefs
  • As they grunted and jabbed, Mr. McCain chatted with a few players and their coaches, shook a few hands and then headed to the sidelines. McCain Huddles With Marshall Team - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com
  • I started topamax 3 scares truley 100 bid persisting heavy hostility, mood. "/" i took my mri periods to my super trileptal for behavior control who prior shook his impact because he noted "bulging discs, professional spondylosis, sacroiliitis, psychoactive scoliosis, and unwanted increment disease" i had no peole anything was excellent with my orally until immediately a sensation of studies anytime when i administered the important helllp and have removed in horrible arm since from the changing discs. Wii-volution
  • He hugged hundreds of babies, shook thousands of hands and cut ribbons at new universities, high-tech factories and a hospital.
  • Star Trek didn't just offer the illimitable joys of William Shatner tumbling out of his chair every time the camera shook, or yet another sermon from the pen of Gene Roddenberry about how organized religion is a childish superstition.
  • He raved, he cursed, he shook his fists in my face, and then suddenly a horrible spasm passed over his features, he clapped his hand to his side, and with a loud cry he fell in a heap at my feet.
  • A few hours later Benjamin shook me awake.
  • I shook my head as I flipped through the hanging outfits until I came to one labeled with my name.
  • Sensing trouble, Daniel shook his head and stuck his chocolate wafer into her cone.
  • As more and more woke up, a rising chorus of shrieks for help shook hoarfrost from the vaulted stones, and eventually called help.
  • Someone stepping on his foot shook him to reality again, Sally's big eyes willed him to stay in focus, but he just couldn't.
  • She shook her head and laughed as she continued stirring her mochaccino.
  • Jenny shouted with a voice of thunder that shook the air in a composed earthquake.
  • Nothing ever shook her faith in God.
  • Sanar shook her head and smiled, the moment of the vision lost. LIRAEL: DAUGHTER OF THE CLAYR
  • A young boy climbed into the apple tree and shook the branches so that the fruit fell down.
  • She shook her head, giving the dragon a meaningful glance.
  • Fifty three years ago India shook off the yoke of British imperialism and became independent.
  • I shook my head in mock pity as Chela attempted to comfort Micheal.
  • He then licked his finger and shook his head with a look of disgust.
  • He shook the blankets vigorously to get rid of the dust.
  • The thud of artillery shook sandy ground underfoot. Times, Sunday Times
  • He shook his head to dismiss the troublesome thoughts, and dug his spurs into the flanks of the horse.
  • Vibrations shook the panel loose.
  • When it moved, it shook his vital organs as if he was standing on an earthquake simulator in a geology museum, and when it spoke, his nerves jumped and jangled in his body.
  • He shook his head as he glossed over the mathematical equations again.
  • He was still asleep and I shook him gently awake and told him.
  • The 'minx' shook her curls, and flirted through the window with a handsome but ill-tempered looking man on a fine horse, who praised her 'golden locks,' as he called them; and oddly enough, when Melchior said that the man was a lout, and that the locks in question were corkscrewy carrot shavings, she only seemed to like the man and his compliments the more. In the Yule-Log Glow, Book II Christmas Tales from 'Round the World
  • Meanwhile, more religions are ransacked for metaphor than Joseph Campbell ever shook his shtick at.
  • The horse whickered and shook her head, sending Keegan flying through the air.
  • Hurstwood shook hands with them most cordially . He was very roseate physically.
  • He turned to gaze at the lake and then shook his head in a knowing way.
  • The sound of my name shook my concentration, and I blinked once. The Haunted
  • A pained expression dulled his features, and he shook his head. One Summer Evening
  • The writer's body finds itself dismantled, brutalised, shook up, helpless, useless puppet, prey to disorganised ideas.
  • Joe's resolve crumbled further as he nearly shook with rage.
  • She shook her head at me, I remember, and I said something about her rheumatic hands finding hot dishes a problem. A DEATH IN TIME
  • She opened her mouth, snapped in shut, and then shook her head.
  • The farewell gesture, the offer to bring Livy and her to America, shook Isa as no other presage of war had so far done. THE AMBASSADOR'S WOMEN
  • In the brightly illuminated room beyond the hall Helena and Gregory were playing parchesi -- Gregory firmly grasped the cup from which he intently rolled the dice; Helena shook the fair hair from her eyes and, it immediately developed, moved a pink marker farther than proper. Cytherea
  • I shook my head and told him that I was not a decorator and would not engage one.
  • Later, we learned that the explosions were so close that the concussion shook their aircraft, but they were not fragged.
  • The assaulted 20 year old woman was standing nearby in tears, still shook up and embarrassed after the incident.
  • I flushed and shook her hand gingerly, hoping I wasn't perspiring too heavily.
  • Even worse, only a few people had picked it up, and when I shook off daylight savings lethargy at 1pm to get a copy, the display stand was still full.
  • I slung my satchel over my shoulder and shook her outstretched hand.
  • She shook her head and looked out at the treeless, snowy landscape.
  • She shook her head, her short blond locks bobbing around her head.
  • Steam hissed and water came in cascading sheets as she shook the biting coldness away.
  • The explosion shook buildings for miles around.
  • The reptilian monstrosity shook off the vines with total ease, body curled up beneath the neck, and tail stretched out behind it, rattling noisily.
  • He shook her gently by the shoulders.
  • I heard her filling the stove with wood as I shook with cold beneath the mound of blankets.
  • Even the great Mr. Cullinan shook a little under the paternal jocoseness with which he came forward to kiss the bride. It, and Other Stories
  • The young man took from his waistcoat a crumpled envelope, and turning to the table he shook out upon it five little dried orange pips. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
  • Losing him as a friend and an ally on set really shook her up. The Sun
  • Favre built his reputation in the wintry weather in Green Bay, winning a playoff game in January 2008 during his last season with the Packers while flakes flew all over and Lambeau Field looked like a shook-up snow globe. NFL Games Moved To Monday Due To Snowstorm
  • Her government never really shook off the taint of corruption.
  • Her whole body shook with emotion as she strode blindly along some path.
  • The earth shook and quivered underfoot.
  • The political scandal shook the nation to its very foundations.
  • He knew that his hand shook, and his brain reeled, and his eyes were bleared; but he never blamed the whiskey. Sowing Seeds in Danny
  • When they laughed I laughed, and we bowed and shook hands, and they turned me round and felt me all over, and _felt my hands_. Miscellanea
  • Cora shook her head and rested her chin on a hand as her elbow rested on the arm of the easy chair.
  • Alan shook his head, an expression of wry confusion on his face.
  • From time to time aftershocks of the earthquake shook the ground, and could even be felt on board ship, seeming to those on board that depth charges were being exploded in the sea.
  • Casper shook her head vigorously, clearing it of the fuzzy, heavy feeling that her tears had brought on.
  • Her mother looked up as if startled, then shook her head and returned her attention back to her mending.
  • They shook hands warmly, and the solid collegian bustled forth.
  • The Normans; or rather the private adventurers of that warlike people, who founded a powerful kingdom in Apulia and Sicily, shook the throne of Constantinople, displayed the trophies of chivalry, and almost realized the wonders of romance. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
  • Imagining the ridiculous trigger for the situation, Mallory shook her head in bewilderment.
  • Leslie gave a long frown of disappointment and shook her head after a moment.
  • He shook raindrops from his smooth blond hair and stomped his feet on the sisal mat. SLEEP WHILE I SING
  • I shook my head, my pulse still racing from the shock.
  • She shook her head, dismissing all thoughts on that matter, as she entered the Town Square.
  • The portreeve asked if we could not stay in the lazaret, and when I shook my head, we - the pcrtreeve, Dorcas, and I - went there to permit him to argue with the physician in charge, who, as I had predicted, refused to have us. The Shadow of the Torturer
  • It was a particularly grisly murder case and one that understandably shook the veteran blues man to his core.
  • He shook his head after swilling another synthetic beer.
  • The hand placed itself on my shoulder and slightly shook me.
  • All shook down properly after three hours' flying.
  • Morgan braced himself as the process began; the whole room shook as the generators began churning out an unearthly hum.
  • Randolphe muttered some indistinct response; and was again sinking to For - getfuJnesS, when Monta*iba«, with a tran - sient exertion of strength, rudely shook, him, and sternly bade him rise. The confessional of Valombre
  • When Jones shook his head, Cochrane said harassedly; "Better get one picked out. Operation: Outer Space
  • After we shook on the bet, Rabkin mused that he'd like to find another taker. Euro Bet, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty
  • For a moment he held him, then, suddenly releasing his arms, he caught him round the body, shook him with a mighty side-heave, gave him the cross-buttock, and, before he could strike a single blow, threw him in the air and dashed him to the ground. The Trail of '98 A Northland Romance
  • After the woman shook me at the mall, I dropped my shopping bags.
  • Robert shook it, immediately appreciating the firm clasp.
  • The NFL legend had the bone-in ribeye, shook hands with the staff, posed for photos. Hey, isn't that...?: Joe Montana
  • His body shook with a memory he had tried to forget, but the woman lying helpless on his couch was bringing it all back to him.
  • It was old, and high above the water; and it shook fearfully as they went over it.
  • He finally turned to her, shook his head slowly from side to side and swung back to contemplate the dusk.
  • As soon as he got inside, the dog shook himself.
  • ‘Aye, and his affairs an’ a’, ’ said the Deacon; ‘the creditors have entered into possession o’ the estate, and it’s for sale; and some that made the maist by him—I name nae names, but Mrs. Mac-Candlish kens wha I mean’— (the landlady shook her head significantly) —‘they’re sairest on him e’en now. Chapter XI
  • At length this cry became a clamor that shook even the old viceroyal palace in Mexico; while in San Antonio it gave a certain pitch to all conversation, and made men wear their cloaks, and set their beavers, and display their arms, with that demonstrative air of independence they called los Americano. Remember the Alamo
  • Her shoulders shook with relief and for the first time in three years of court proceedings, a tentative smile flickered across her face. The Sun
  • Incredibly, with Bryant idling on the bench, the Lakers shook off their distractions and managed to thrash one of their supposed title rivals in their opening game.
  • But the shattering detonations on Friday sounded like heavy mortar fire, and they shook our house to its foundations.
  • The children dressed in soccer gear whistled, shook rattles and cheered as the orchestra gave a rousing rendition of this well known football anthem.
  • Jerin shook her head and took a big bite out of one.
  • Eyes bleary with salt water, like wearing dirty contacts; he shook his head, seawater slopping over his face. CORMORANT
  • He shook off a couple would-be tacklers and bulldogged it for a couple yards more till our own Michael Jameson came flying in like a Mack Truck and blindsided him at the thirteen yard line. An Open Letter to Fans of South Plains Football
  • I shook it and sat down on one of two repro chairs on my side while she paced the office as if she had a dictionary on her head. A DARKENING STAIN
  • His index finger looped through a chain of car keys and he shook it with a jingle over his shoulder.
  • The maid then shook out a large linen table napkin which she placed across the lap of Artemis's best frock.
  • Darius and Kara just smiled and shook their heads and followed at slower pace.
  • I shook with terror whenever I was about to fly in an aeroplane.
  • His hand shook slightly as he inserted the key into the lock.
  • They shook hands on it, and the cartwright departed with his promised fifty pieces of silver. The Robin And The Kestrel
  • Shara's hand shook as she picked up a cup of coffee, spilling the now-cold liquid on the article she had just concluded.
  • I knew I had him in the first round. Almighty God was with me. I want everyone to bear witness, I am the greatest! I'm the greatest thing that ever lived. I don't have a mark on my face, and I upset Sonny Liston, and I just turned twenty- two years old. I must be the greatest. I showed the world. I talk to God everyday. I know the real God. I shook up the world, I'm the king of the world. You must listen to me. I am the greatest! I can't be beat! Muhammad Ali 
  • He shut his eyes tight and shook his head some more.
  • The area around that part of the Colony shook and vibrated.
  • This really shook the home side, whose own defence also looked a little on the porous side.
  • My body shook with the ground, my insides quivering, my ears splitting.
  • He scowled at the now-empty bottle, shook it, and muttered something.
  • He shook his head and a look of sorrow twisted his rugged features.
  • Behind and in front, musicians played Lydian airs on flutes and pipes, shook sistra with their little tinkling bells, and clanged great cymbals. Funeral Games
  • With my mouth agape I shook her hand, dumbfounded.
  • The breeze grew in strength, the flags shook, plastic bunting creaked.
  • 'Man with no name' congratulates police during court appearance AN ACCUSED fraudster who refused to tell police his name congratulated officers and shook their hand when they worked out what it was, a court heard. NEWS.com.au | Top Stories
  • Then a heavy comber shook my plane violently, tossing me from the cockpit into the water.
  • I'm doing all right just a little shook up. The Sun
  • I knew I had him in the first round. Almighty God was with me. I want everyone to bear witness, I am the greatest! I'm the greatest thing that ever lived. I don't have a mark on my face, and I upset Sonny Liston, and I just turned twenty- two years old. I must be the greatest. I showed the world. I talk to God everyday. I know the real God. I shook up the world, I'm the king of the world. You must listen to me. I am the greatest! I can't be beat! Muhammad Ali 
  • She once famously shook hands with Dracula when she attended a gala performance by the company at Leeds Grand Theatre.
  • I gave a half hearted attempt at an amused sneer and shook my head, reaching for my book again.
  • The two diplomatists shook hands, and then the cooper showed the banker the door.
  • A strong, magnitude 6.5 earthquake shook Alaska's remote Aleutian Islands early Friday, the US Geological Survey reported. No casualty has been reported yet.
  • It took him only a few seconds to strangle his mirth once more, and he wiped tears from his eyes while he shook his head as penitently as the low ceiling allowed.
  • I weeded with a hoe and shook bugs off plants with my hands from sunrise to sunset.
  • He shook his head and went over to her computer, reading over what she had and correcting her mistakes.
  • Even rent the hollow woods and shook the queachy ground; Highways & Byways in Sussex
  • The trio are believed to have crossed the border into nearby Venezuela as soon as they shook off a heavy police escort that protected them on the journey from prison to the outskirts of Bogota.
  • I hushed him, pressing my finger to his lips, and shook my head.
  • So low was he that he preferred Gibsen’s tea-time salmon tinned, as inexpensive as pleasing, to the plumpest roeheavy lax or the friskiest parr or smolt troutlet that ever was gaffed between Leixlip and Island Bridge and many was the time he repeated in his botulism that no junglegrown pineapple ever smacked like the whoppers you shook out of Ananias’ cans, Finnegans Wake
  • And Jo shook the blue army sock till the needles rattled like castanets, and her ball bounded across the room.
  • Claudia shook her head, blushing slightly in embarrassment as all eyes looked at them.
  • He automatically shook it off in his hypnagogic state and quickly fell asleep.
  • James shook his head to clear it of distracting thoughts and concentrated on his job.
  • And by “shed some light,” I mean “freak us the hell out and make us wonder about this mixed-up, muddled-up, shook-up world.” Heene family's TV past: Now, like Balloon Boy, we all want to barf | EW.com
  • As the first verdict for Lyle Menendez was read, the elder brother looked straight ahead and then shook his head slowly.
  • His companion took up a fragment of stone, examined it, shook his head, then proceeded to 'howk' out with his stick a stone of some size lying half-bedded in the earth at the bottom of the hole. Border Ghost Stories
  • The young man took from his waistcoat a crumpled envelope, and turning to the table he shook out upon it five little dried orange pips. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
  • He shook his head and we both watched as someone tried to turn the doorknob and push the door open.
  • He shook his brown hair out of his eyes as he unstrung his longbow.
  • She shook her mane of auburn hair.
  • Mao Zedong, who led Communist forces to victory in 1949, oversaw the rapprochement between China and the U.S. that stemmed from the Sino-Soviet split, and famously shook hands with President Nixon when he visited Beijing in 1972. Beijing Hails Start of a New Era
  • When I caught up to her I touched her arm and could feel the gooseflesh as she shook me loose.
  • She tried to hand him a glass of water, but he shook his head, instead motioning to a tall violet bottle standing in the middle of a dozen other medicines on his bedside table.
  • Evans MI, Klinger KW, Isada NB, Shook D, Holzgreve W, McGuire N, Johnson MP: Rapid prenatal diagnosis by fluorescent in situ hybridization of chorionic villi: an adjunct to long term culture and karyotype. Prenatal Diagnosis
  • "But really, he does, dear," said Aria, making a face at Christopher after he shook his head vigorously.
  • Erik shook his head in disgust as he looked at his brother crumpled on the floor and looking so pitiful.
  • The earthquake shook buildings throughout the business district.
  • Waking up and stretching everything that happened last night came back to her and she shook in off and went to the garage to get her clothes out of her trunk.
  • The leaves shook and quivered.
  • Keirah only shook her head and tears continued to flow down her cheeks.
  • My left hand shook as it hovered over the holster to my gun.
  • A profound boom shook the bearbaiting den, flinging Rytlock backward against the half-wall. GuildWars Edge of Destiny
  • And then he held out his hand and the old man took it and shook it weakly.
  • He made the familiar lines new and shook the heart. Times, Sunday Times
  • The man shook his fist angrily.
  • the earth shook for several minutes
  • Then I shook my head violently, trying to clear it of the doubtfulness that clouded it.
  • Lenny shook the sweaty toupee from his face and looked at the man at the desk. THE TEACHER
  • Sophia shook her head, shrugged, and continued to skip down the stairs with enthusiasm and pep.
  • Prince shook off his drowsihead and opened his eyes, but of his steed could see nor sign nor aught of visible trace. Arabian nights. English
  • Her body jerked once and rigid spasms shook her.
  • He shook his head in mild irritation as he waved for Regnis and Cole to come inside before Perkins relocked the door. Star Trek: Typhon Pact Paths of Disharmony
  • The first of the sirens sounded distantly and she ran to the kitchen, gathering up her belongings with hands that shook.
  • I won't have it like that!" declared Zoie, and she shook herself free from Aggie's unwelcome attentions and proceeded to unplait the hateful pigtail. Baby Mine
  • Far from being tempted to doze at the wheel, they emerged from their vehicles wide-eyed and all shook up.
  • Em shook her head, her thoughts darkening her mood once again.
  • The bear roared in pain and rage, a horrible sound that shook the air and ground.
  • A devastating depression shook the country in the first half of the 1890s, forcing some 16,000 businesses to fail in 1893 alone.
  • Anthak uncrossed his arms, then shook his head and smiled, before he approached from one side so he could pace out its walls.
  • She started to cry for the first time in ages, quietly at first and then in huge racking sobs that shook dust from the ceiling.
  • I siphoned the white powder into the virulent dark chemical drink, replaced the top and turned it upside down, shook it gently. FAITHLESS: TALES OF TRANSGRESSION
  • Olivia shook out four tablets and popped them in her mouth, poured herself a ginger ale to wash down the chalkiness. Starting from Scratch
  • His arm shook and he tightened his grip on the stock of the rifle to still it.
  • The dog shook the wet from its coat.
  • She shook her head, then continued knitting a kelly-green sweater for Elaine to take to college in September. DANSVILLE
  • She shook her head, pushing aside the mild feeling of the room spinning.

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