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shake

1. an instance of shaking dice before casting
2. Music another word for trill
3. a dance, popular in the 1960s, in which the body is shaken convulsively in time to the beat
4. an informal name for earthquake

Shake

 

a modern ballroom dance of British origin. Improvised, with characteristic movements of the shoulders and body, the dance is in 4/4 time, with a tempo ranging from moderate to moderately fast.

shake

[shāk]
(materials)
Separation between adjoining layers of wood, due to causes other than drying.
A thick hand-cut shingle.

shake

A thick wood shingle, usually formed either by hand-splitting a short log into tapered radial sections or by sawing; usually attached in overlapping rows on wood sheathing, 1 as a covering for a roof or wall.
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Half the decision made, she picks up a little make-up compact, kneels on the floor at the foot of the tall mirror and lifts the eyeliner to the rim of her eye, to carefully, shakily, trace all around it.
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Biting his lip and trying to compose himself, the Dunblane ace said shakily: "This is why I didn't want to come in here."
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The Albion's first innings started off shakily with veteran Michael Sullivan getting three out of the first four men for no runs, however the Albion recovered to 58 with some sensible batting from Jamie Churcher and Nathan Alderman.
Cops grabbed him for his third DUI while he was shakily operating an all-terrain vehicle, en route to get that SUV so he could pull his truck outta the ditch.
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