Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of shudder.
  • n. An extended or continuous shudder.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Shaking; trembling; especially, shivering or quivering with fear, horror, cold, etc.
  • Marked or accompanied by a shudder; tremulous.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. shaking convulsively or violently

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Examples

  • For a brief moment I was aware of nothing but the label shuddering its way into the distance.

    The Vesuvius Club

  • As he meditated thus, dejected but resolute, hesitating in every direction, and, in short, shuddering at what he was about to do, his glance strayed to the interior of the barricade.

    Les Miserables

  • After disconnecting, Chris sat in shuddering fury for a few seconds, then exploded out of the communications room and went zooming down the ship's central shaft, zero-G suiting his mood more than the lunar-G environs of the rotating outer hull.

    Archive 2006-10-29

  • Zogar sent another call shuddering through the night, and it was utterly unlike the first cry.

    The Conquering Sword of Conan

  • Atop him, the hell-hound was still breathing in short, shuddering gasps despite the gaping wound in its torso.

    The Chronicles of Riddick

  • It made her heart stop in her chest and her breath come in short shuddering gasps.

    faceless

  • Suddenly she arched, her legs gripping his hips as she pressed against him, gasping his name and shuddering, tightening unbearably around him, stroking him with her heat and wetness.

    The Laird Who Loved Me

  • Five Grammys to an artist whose singing was overshadowed by her bizarre attempts at dancing (if you didn't watch, it's probably best described as shuddering).

    John Lundberg: The Real Appeal of Amy Winehouse

  • A tense silence reigned as Zogar Sag turned toward the forest, raised on his tip-toes and sent a weird inhuman call shuddering out into the night.

    The Conquering Sword of Conan

  • A tense silence reigned as Zogar Sag turned toward the forest, raised on his tiptoes and sent a weird inhuman call shuddering out into the night.

    The Conan Chronicles

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