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shudder /'ʃʌdə/
  • danh từ
    • sự rùng mình
    • 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
    Concise Dictionary
    +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

    Thesaurus 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.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    verb, noun
    + verb
    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.
    Collocation Dictionary


    little, slight, small, tiny | deep, exaggerated, great, violent | involuntary


    She gave a little shudder when she touched his clammy hand.
    | feel | repress, suppress
    He repressed a shudder of disgust.
    | send
    The sight of the coffin sent a shudder through him


    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



    convulsively, uncontrollably, violently | slightly | involuntarily
    She shuddered involuntarily as he approached her.
    | inwardly


    make sb
    The sight of the dead body made them shudder.


    She shuddered at the memory of school exams.
    | through
    A deep sigh shuddered through her body.
    | with
    His whole body shuddered with fury.

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