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Shakier Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    shaky adj
  1. inclined to shake as from weakness or defect; "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]
  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: quaking, quivering, shaking, shivering, trembling]
  3. not secure; beset with difficulties; "a shaky marriage" [syn: precarious] [also: shakiest, shakier]
Shakier Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    shakier See shaky
Shakier Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Shaky \Shak"y\, a. [Compar. Shakier; superl. Shakiest.]
  1. Shaking or trembling; as, a shaky spot in a marsh; a shaky hand. --Thackeray.
  2. Full of shakes or cracks; cracked; as, shaky timber. --Gwilt.
  3. Easily shaken; tottering; unsound; as, a shaky constitution; shaky business credit. [Colloq.]
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    • The future of net neutrality looks shakier in 2015
      WASHINGTON— Net neutrality—the concept that all data should be treated the same by Internet broadband carriers—could face a shakier future after the mid-term elections. The Republicans will likely hold the U.S. House in November, and pundits say the GOP has a good shot at capturing the Senate majority too. If the voting records and public statements of vario Read more on this news related to 'Shakier'

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