shakable
adjective see shake I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • shakable — shakable; un·shakable; …   English syllables

  • shakable — adjective capable of being weakened the crisis proved his confidence was shakable • Syn: ↑shakeable • Similar to: ↑contestable * * * adjective or shakeable ˈshākəbəl …   Useful english dictionary

  • shakable — See shake. * * * …   Universalium

  • shakable — adjective a) Able to be shaken. b) Designed to be shaken. Ant: unshakable …   Wiktionary

  • shakable — adj. can be shaken; can be upset, can be distressed …   English contemporary dictionary

  • shake — shakable, shakeable, adj. /shayk/, v., shook, shaken, shaking, n. v.i. 1. to move or sway with short, quick, irregular vibratory movements. 2. to tremble with emotion, cold, etc. 3. to become dislodged and fall (usually fol. by off …   Universalium

  • shakeable — adjective capable of being weakened the crisis proved his confidence was shakable • Syn: ↑shakable • Similar to: ↑contestable …   Useful english dictionary

  • shake|a|ble — «SHAY kuh buhl», adjective. = shakable. (Cf. ↑shakable) …   Useful english dictionary

  • shake — I. verb (shook; shaken; shaking) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English sceacan; akin to Old Norse skaka to shake Date: before 12th century intransitive verb 1. to move irregularly to and fro 2. to vibrate especially as the result of a blow… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • shakeable — See shakable. * * * …   Universalium

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