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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Shudder \Shud"der\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Shuddered;p. pr. & vb.
n. Shuddering.] [OE. shoderen, schuderen; akin to LG.
schuddern, D. schudden to shake, OS. skuddian, G. schaudern
to shudder, sch["u]tteln to shake, sch["u]tten to pour, to
shed, OHG. scutten, scuten, to shake.]
To tremble or shake with fear, horrer, or aversion; to shiver
with cold; to quake. "With shuddering horror pale." --Milton.
The shuddering tennant of the frigid zone. --Goldsmith.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: shaking convulsively or violently
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
54 Moby Thesaurus words for "shuddering":
abhorrence, abomination, ague, allergy, antagonism, antipathy,
aspen, aversion, bumpiness, chattering, chorea, cold shivers,
cold sweat, creeping flesh, disgust, enmity, fits and starts, hate,
hatred, horror, hostility, jactation, jactitation, jerkiness,
joltiness, loathing, mortal horror, nausea, palsied, palsy,
quaking, quavering, quavery, quivering, quivery, repugnance,
repulsion, shakes, shaking, shaky, shivering, shivers, shivery,
spasms, succussatory, succussion, succussive, trembling, trembly,
tremulous, tremulousness, vibrating, vibration, wobbly
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