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shudder

1. verb shake uncontrollably2. verb feel afraid or uncomfortable3. verb of vehicle, machine etc4. noun sudden, involuntary shake5. noun of vehicle, machine etc
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1 verb shake uncontrollably INTRANSITIVEcroith verb  c m ubheith ar crithhe shuddered at the memory bhí sé ar crith agus é ag cuimhneamh air, baineadh croitheadh as nuair a chuimhnigh sé airmy legs were shuddering with fear bhí mo chosa ar crith le heagla 2 verb feel afraid or uncomfortable INTRANSITIVEI was shuddering at the thought of it bhí mé ar crith ag smaoineamh air
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3 verb of vehicle, machine etc INTRANSITIVEcroith verb  c m uthe whole building was shaking and shuddering bhí an foirgneamh ar fad ar bharr amháin creatha 4 noun sudden, involuntary shakecrith masc3  c m ucreathán masc1  c m uhe gave a shudder bhuail crith é, chuaigh creathán trídit sent a shudder up my spine chuir sé creathán tríom 5 noun of vehicle, machine etccroitheadh masc  c m u
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I shudder to think

'What'll happen then?' 'I shudder to think!' 'Cad a tharlóidh ansin?' 'Cuireann sé creathanna tríom bheith ag smaoineamh air!'if it weren't for her I shudder to think where I'd be today murach í níor mhaith liom smaoineamh cá mbeinn inniu, ach ab é í ag Dia atá a fhios cá mbeinn inniu

to send a shudder through sb

creathán a chur trí dhuineit sent a shudder of fear through them chuir sé creathán eagla tríothu

to shudder to a halt

(also

to shudder to a stop

) 1 of vehicle, machine etc.the train shuddered to a halt chuir an traein creathanna di go dtí gur stop sí, rinne an traein croitheadh iontach go dtí gur stad sí 2 stop gradually and weaklythe property boom shuddered to a halt thit an tóin as an mborradh réadmhaoine de réir a chéile

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