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shud·der

(shŭd'ĕr),
A convulsive or involuntary tremor.
[M.E. shodderen]

shudder

[ME. shuddren]
A temporary convulsive tremor resulting from fright, horror, or aversion.
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His hand closed upon the knife; he raised it, glanced at it, and let it fall, with a shudder.
He remembered that the night before he had forgotten, for the first time in his life, to hide the fatal canvas, and was about to rush forward, when he drew back with a shudder.
The searchlight followed her, and a shudder ran through all who saw her, for lashed to the helm was a corpse, with drooping head, which swung horribly to and fro at each motion of the ship.
The storm was fearful, and as it boomed loudly among the chimney pots, it made me shudder.
He had evidently, as the doctor said, fallen back in the seat in some sort of fright, for there was a look of fear and horror on his face that the men said made them shudder.
She had started with an irrepressible shudder, as if the stroke of the bell had fallen directly on her heart; then, recovering herself, while her attendants were yet in dismay, she took the lead, and paced calmly up the aisle.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Dec 17 (ANI): With cold waves hitting the national capital, the city continued to shudder under the effect of cold, with fog shrouding many areas of the city.
There are a large number of NVH error states which need to be studied, such as take-off shudder, tip-in shuffe, shift boom, moan, combustion instability, and so on.
He said: "I actually shudder to think what would happen if any incident happened and we didn't have a 24/7 A&E when the big events in Southport like the flower show, the air show and the musical fireworks take place.
In turn, Tidepoint has sold the film's screening rights in the United States to Shudder.
In June, Shudder, the AMC-owned online service devoted to horror movies, debuted Shudder Labs (labs.
FROM PAGE EIGHT THE news from North Korea sends a shudder across the world.