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shuddery

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj shuddery provoking fear terror "a scary movie","the most terrible and shuddery...tales of murder and revenge"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n shuddery See the quotation.
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Usage

In literature:

Slowly the warmth of the brandy died away, and, despite the heat, he felt chill and shuddery.
"Beyond" by John Galsworthy
Doesn't it make you feel lovely and shuddery to belong to a Wicked Compact!
"Four Girls and a Compact" by Annie Hamilton Donnell
It was an unholy thing, no doubt, yet it held me with a shuddery fascination.
"Helmet of Navarre" by Bertha Runkle
Jerry began to feel sort of shuddery inside and his mouth puckered up the way it did when he felt like crying.
"The Circus Comes to Town" by Lebbeus Mitchell
This particular news story seemed more frightening than most, but still it was taken more or less as shuddery entertainment.
"Operation Terror" by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
Don't talk of such shuddery things!
"A Popular Schoolgirl" by Angela Brazil
Really, the whole thing is pretty shuddery.
"The Silver Butterfly" by Mrs. Wilson Woodrow
The screen at the far end is rather shuddery, not to say creepy, to those of nervous temperament.
"The Strand Magazine, Volume V, Issue 27, March 1893" by Various
These ETs can seem pretty shuddery non-human at times.
"The Big Time" by Fritz Reuter Leiber
Be brave now, for my story is going to be truly sombre and shuddery.
"The Quest" by Frederik van Eeden
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