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intr.v. shud·dered, shud·der·ing, shud·ders
1. To shiver convulsively, as from fear or revulsion. See Synonyms at shake.
2. To vibrate; quiver: The airplane shuddered in the turbulence.
1. A convulsive shiver, as from fear or revulsion.
2. A vibration or trembling motion.
[Middle English shodderen, perhaps of Middle Dutch or Middle Low German origin.]