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Definition of Shudder

Shudder

  1. To tremble or shake with fear, horrer, or aversion; to shiver with cold; to quake.
  2. The act of shuddering, as with fear.

Shudder Quotations

I have been astonished that men could die martyrs for religion - I have shuddered at it. I shudder no more - I could be martyred for my religion - Love is my religion - I could die for that.
John Keats

I am unable to understand how a man of honor could take a newspaper in his hands without a shudder of disgust.
Charles Baudelaire

It is women who love horror. Gloat over it. Feed on it. Are nourished by it. Shudder and cling and cry out-and come back for more.
Bela Lugosi

I would never require anyone to read any book. That seems antithetical to why we read - which is to choose a book for our personal reasons. I always shudder when I'm told my books are on required reading lists.
Amy Tan

Our dreams are a second life. I have never been able to penetrate without a shudder those ivory or horned gates which separate us from the invisible world.
Gerard De Nerval
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Shudder Translations

shudder in French is frisson
shudder in German is Schauder, schaudern, schaudern
shudder in Latin is inhorresco, tremo
shudder in Swedish is huttra, rysa, rysning
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