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shuddering

[shuhd-er-ing]
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adjective
  1. trembling or quivering with fear, dread, cold, etc.
  2. Also shud·der·y. characterized by or causing a shudder: a shuddering plunge of the ship.
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Origin of shuddering

Related formsshud·der·ing·ly, adverbun·shud·der·ing, adjective
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Examples from the Web for shuddery

Historical Examples

  • Doesn't it make you feel lovely and shuddery to belong to a Wicked Compact!

    Four Girls and a Compact

    Annie Hamilton Donnell

  • As he approached her she observed a look on his face that gave her a shuddery chill.

    Frank Merriwell's Son

    Burt L. Standish

  • Be brave now, for my story is going to be truly sombre and shuddery.

    The Quest

    Frederik van Eeden

  • Then it came—a sound that made the boy "creep" all over it was so shuddery!

  • It was an unholy thing, no doubt, yet it held me with a shuddery fascination.

    Helmet of Navarre

    Bertha Runkle