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shaky

adjective (MOVEMENT)    /ˈʃeɪ.ki/
moving with quick, short movements from side to side, not in a controlled way: Soon after it was born, the calf got up and tried to stand on its shaky legs. The child wrote her name in large shaky letters. She's recovering well from her operation, but she's still a little shaky on her feet.Making short, sudden movements shakily     /-kɪ.li/ adverb The old man stood up and walked shakily across the room.Shaking, swinging and vibratingUncertaintyHesitatingAchievable shakiness     /-nəs/ noun [U] Shaking, swinging and vibratingSoft and fluffy
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