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  • adv. With a shuddering motion.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a shuddering manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • With a shudder; tremblingly; tremulously.

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

  • adv. with a shudder


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shuddering +‎ -ly


  • He recalled shudderingly brother engineers whose wives dragged about with them, living on the edge of construction camps under canvas in summer, in rough-boarded, tar-papered shacks in the winter; or perhaps in half-furnished cottages in some nearby jerk-water town.

    Desert Conquest or, Precious Waters

  • Examples of the Bush administration's self-proclaimed commitment to a "balanced approach to drug control" are abundant, but I chose this one because of its shudderingly ironic same-breath endorsement of John "Unbalanced Approach" Walters to serve as the nation's Drug Czar.

    Scott Morgan: Fixing Our Drug Policy Will Require A Hatchet, Not A Scalpel

  • There are tables and oddments of the depressing sort we can all remember shudderingly from the house of a grandparent or great-grandparent, which remind us why later generations decried the Victorian aesthetic.

    A Self-Conscious Pursuit of Beauty in Art

  • "Ugh -- the filthy beasts," Joan gulped shudderingly.

    Chapter 22

  • If Niagara Falls surged horizontally and a rickety bridge arced, shudderingly, over the torrent below, it might feel like the Nile at Karuma.

    Lawrence Weschler: The Art of the Shakedown, From the Nile to the Potomac

  • Yet appear "more human" achieves precisely the opposite, as everyone who remembers Gordon Brown's attempts at turning his frown upside down can shudderingly affirm.

    Just who is interested in politicians' sex lives?

  • People surviving or dying in ways at once shudderingly alien and hauntingly familiar, if only on celluloid.

    Into the Story

  • It was rank, alien, shudderingly devoid of emotion and meaning.

    A Corridor in the Asylum

  • The ending worked with alchemical perfection, the audience pulling the elements of the opening out of their memories at almost the precisely correct pacing to both realize what was happening and then, shudderingly, anticipate what was coming next.

    El Orfanato

  • And shudderingly wait for another twitch of fate to let me know all is not right.

    Archive 2007-05-01


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