1. shaking

noun. ['ˈʃeɪkɪŋ'] the act of causing something to move up and down (or back and forth) with quick movements.


  • jiggle
  • agitation


  • stand still
  • closing
  • opening

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Rhymes with Shaking

  • mistaking
  • forsaking
  • retaking
  • remaking
  • staking
  • snaking
  • quaking
  • flaking
  • breaking
  • braking
  • waking
  • taking
  • raking
  • making
  • faking
  • baking
  • aching

Sentences with shaking

1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Unwrap the roots of the plant, or remove the plant from the container, shaking off excess dirt.

2. Noun, singular or mass
A seizure results in loss of consciousness, along with twitching and shaking in the muscles of the body.

Quotes about shaking

1. His hands were weak and shaking from carrying far too many books from the bookshop. It was the best feeling.
- Joseph Gordon-Levitt, The Tiny Book of Tiny Stories, Vol. 1

2. Normally, in anything I do, I'm fairly miserable. I do it, and I get grumpy because there is a huge, vast gulf, this aching disparity, between the platonic ideal of the project that was living in my head, and the small, sad, wizened, shaking, squeaking thing that I actually produce.
- Neil Gaiman

3. Kenji has a hand pressed to his mouth, desperately trying to suppress a smile. He’s shaking his head, holding up a hand in apology. And then he breaks, laughing out loud, snorting as he tries to muffle the sound. “I’m sorry,” he says, pressing his lips together, shaking his head again. “This is not a funny moment. It’s not. I’m not laughing
- Tahereh Mafi, Ignite Me

2. world-shaking

adjective. sufficiently significant to affect the whole world.


  • world-shattering
  • significant
  • earthshaking


  • worthless
  • inessential
  • unimportant
  • unimportance

3. shaking

noun. ['ˈʃeɪkɪŋ'] a shaky motion.


  • tremolo
  • vibration
  • motion
  • shakiness
  • palpitation
  • tremor
  • trembling
  • quivering


  • retreat
  • boo
  • moving
  • nonmoving