[ US /ˈʃədɝɪŋ/ ]
[ UK /ʃˈʌdəɹɪŋ/ ]
  1. shaking convulsively or violently
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How To Use shuddering In A Sentence

  • This policy could bring that programme to a shuddering halt. Times, Sunday Times
  • To him however that feels the same disgust and loathing, the same unutterable shuddering, as I feel, start up within him and shoot through his whole frame at the sight of them, these miscreate deformities, such as toads, beetles, or that most nauseous of all Nature's abortions, the bat, are not indifferent or insignificant: their very existence is a state of direct enmity and warfare against his. The Old Man of the Mountain, The Lovecharm and Pietro of Abano Tales from the German of Tieck
  • A moment later, the dead boy's chest heaved in a last agonal gasp, a deep groan shuddering his body, his bed, my soul. Titrate until comfortable
  • Alexis, violently shuddering, stood half hidden by her stepfather's bulk, a scarecrow in Craig's navy blazer. A THEORY OF RELATIVITY
  • The morning light was diffused to a mucky orange by the pollution of the shuddering city.
  • His head throbbed with sharp stabs of pain, he couldn't seem to stop shaking and his breath came in long, shuddering wheezes.
  • Sometimes a shuddering terror struck him, as if he had been the author of the doom.
  • Shuddering with fear and anticipation at the prospect of the weekend ahead, she risked opening her eyes again.
  • Above them they saw the bulldozer lurching and shuddering slantwise down the torn edge of cliff. COUP D'ETAT
  • Upon this noblest youth -- so far in advance of his rude and turbulent time -- throw a horror that no philosophy, birth, nor training can resist -- one of those weights beneath which all humanity bows shuddering; cast over him a stifling dream, where only the soul can act, and the limbs refuse their offices; have him pushed along by Fate to the lowering, ruinous catastrophe; and you see the dramatic chainwork of a part which he who would enact Hamlet must fulfil. The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 103, May, 1866
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