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Definition of "shaken" []

  • Past participle of shake. (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "shaken" in a sentence
  • "Some analysts say President Mubarak wants to “stall” for time in order to consolidate what they described as his shaken grip on power."
  • "The story delves into the lives of each teen as they are shaken from the remnants of their childhood and whisked into tumultuous lessons in adulthood and duty, as their respective countries prepare for war."
  • "Of one thing he was certain: No drop of red dew shaken from the lion-mane of some sun in torment, was the sounding sphere."