English - Vietnamese Dictionary
shudder /'ʃʌdə/Concise Dictionary
- nội động từ
- rùng mình (ghê sợ, ghê tởm)
- I shudder to think of it: cứ nghĩ đến việc đó là tôi lại rùng mình
+an almost pleasurable sensation of fright
+an involuntary vibration (as if from illness or fear)
+shake, as from cold
+tremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement
Advanced English Dictionary
1 quiver, shake, tremble, shiver, jerk, convulse, quaver, quake; vibrate, rattle:
I shudder to think what he might do next. Olive slammed on the brakes and the ancient car shuddered to a stop.
2 quiver, shake, tremble, twitch, shiver, convulsion, paroxysm, spasm, quaver, quake; vibration, rattle:
He gave a shudder at the prospect of having to clean out the stable.
verb, nounCollocation Dictionary
1 ~ (with sth)
~ (at sth) to shake because you are cold or frightened, or because of a strong feeling: [V] Just thinking about the accident makes me shudder. + Alone in the car, she shuddered with fear. + I shuddered at the thought of all the trouble I'd caused. + [V to inf] I shudder to think how much this is all going to cost (= I don't want to think about it because it is too unpleasant).
2 [V] (of a vehicle, machine, etc.) to shake very hard: The bus shuddered to a halt. + The floor was shuddering beneath us.
+ noun [usually sing.]
1 a shaking movement you make because you are cold, frightened or disgusted: a shudder of fear + She gave an involuntary shudder. + A cold shudder ran through him.
2 a strong shaking movement: The elevator rose with a shudder.
little, slight, small, tiny | deep, exaggerated, great, violent | involuntary
VERB + SHUDDER
She gave a little shudder when she touched his clammy hand.
| feel | repress, suppress
He repressed a shudder of disgust.
The sight of the coffin sent a shudder through him
SHUDDER + VERB
go/pass/run through sb/sth, rack sb/sth
A shudder of pain racked his body.
with a ~
He remembered that awful moment with a shudder.
| ~ of
a shudder of relief verb
convulsively, uncontrollably, violently | slightly | involuntarily
She shuddered involuntarily as he approached her.
VERB + SHUDDER
The sight of the dead body made them shudder.
She shuddered at the memory of school exams.
A deep sigh shuddered through her body.
His whole body shuddered with fury.
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