Shuddering
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. [1913 Webster]

The shuddering tennant of the frigid zone. --Goldsmith. [1913 Webster]


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  • shuddering — shudderingly, adv. /shud euhr ing/, adj. 1. trembling or quivering with fear, dread, cold, etc. 2. Also, shuddery. characterized by or causing a shudder: a shuddering plunge of the ship. [SHUDDER + ING2] * * * …   Universalium

  • shuddering — adj. Shuddering is used with these nouns: ↑breath, ↑halt, ↑sob …   Collocations dictionary

  • shuddering — Synonyms and related words: 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 …   Moby Thesaurus

  • shuddering — shud·der || ʃʌdÉ™(r) n. trembling movement, quiver, shiver v. tremble, shake, shiver, quiver …   English contemporary dictionary

  • shuddering — n. Trembling, tremor, horror …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • shuddering — adjective shaking convulsively or violently (Freq. 1) • Similar to: ↑unsteady …   Useful english dictionary

  • With Shuddering Fall — is the first novel by Joyce Carol Oates. It was published by Vanguard Press in 1964.The novel tells the story of two people, Shar and Karen, and their disastrous love affair.Like much of Oates early work, With Shuddering Fall is currently out of… …   Wikipedia

  • Nen Girith —     Shuddering Water , name given to Dimrost, the falls of Celebros in the Forest of Brethil.        The Shuddering Water where the stream of Celebros fell into the Ravines of Teiglin; so named for the great shivering that came upon Nienor Níniel …   J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth glossary

  • 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.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shuddered — 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,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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