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Main Entry: 1shake
Pronunciation: primarystressshamacrk
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): shook /primarystressshudotk/; shakˇen /primarystressshamacr-kschwan/; shakˇing
1 : to move irregularly to and fro : QUIVER, TREMBLE <shaking with cold>
2 : to become unsteady : TOTTER
3 : to cause to move in a usually quick jerky manner
4 : to free oneself from <shake off a cold>
5 : to cause to become weaker <shake one's faith>
6 : to force out of a place by quick jerky movements <shake dust from a blanket>
7 : to clasp (hands) in greeting or as a sign of goodwill or agreement
- shakˇable /primarystressshamacr-kschwa-bschwal/ adjective
- shake a leg : to hurry up

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