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shaky


adjective
1. inclined to shake as from weakness or defect (Freq. 1)
- a rickety table
- a wobbly chair with shaky legs
- the ladder felt a little wobbly
- the bridge still stands though one of the arches is wonky
Syn:
rickety, wobbly, wonky
Similar to:
unstable
Derivationally related forms:
wobble (for: wobbly), shake, shakiness, ricketiness (for: rickety)
2. vibrating slightly and irregularly;
as e.g. with fear or cold or like the leaves of an aspen in a breeze
- a quaking bog
- the quaking child asked for more
- quivering leaves of a poplar tree
- with shaking knees
- seemed shaky on her feet
- sparkling light from the shivering crystals of the chandelier
- trembling hands
Syn:
shivering, trembling
Similar to:
unsteady
Derivationally related forms:
shakiness
3. not secure;
beset with difficulties
- a shaky marriage
Syn:
precarious
Similar to:
insecure, unsafe
Derivationally related forms:
shakiness, precariousness (for: precarious)

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