shakily

All Adverb
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  • Shakily he opened the door and stood aside for her to pass first. Cited from The Big-Town Round-Up, by William MacLeod Raine
  • He fired twice and the two men rose shakily to their feet. Cited from Danger in Deep Space, by Carey Rockwell
  • When they caught sight of each other's faces they began to laugh shakily. Cited from Outdoor Girls at Wild Rose Lodge,by Laura Lee Hope
  • At last he got again to his knees; finally and shakily to his feet. Cited from Six Feet Four, by Jackson Gregory
  • "That sort of thing won't be at all necessary!" she said shakily. Cited from Legacy, by James H Schmitz
  • He took her hand in his and held it shakily. Cited from Captivity, by M. Leonora Eyles [AKA: Margaret Leonora Pitcairn Eyles]
  • "What would they do to him?" she asked shakily, with a look of horror. Cited from The Sheik, by E. M. Hull
  • But he found the hand she put shakily out. Cited from The Man of the Forest, by Zane Grey
  • Then as her caller entered, she got somewhat shakily on her feet. Cited from The Tin Soldier, by Temple Bailey
  • It was, however, bitterly cold, and making an effort he got shakily upon his feet. Cited from Carmen's Messenger, by Harold Bindloss
  • They ran back around the corner, and found Aubrey walking rather shakily toward them. Cited from The Haunted Bookshop, by Christopher Morley
  • Slowly, my life came back into me, and I made my way, shakily, up-stairs to bed. Cited from The House on the Borderland, by William Hope Hodgson
  • "H-how did you know I was there?" she asked shakily. Cited from This World Is Taboo, by Murray Leinster
  • He was backing shakily out when the doctor called to him. Cited from Nest Builder, by Beatrice Forbes-Robertson Hale
  • He went shakily back to his own house, silenced for once. Cited from Hillsboro People, by Dorothy Canfield
  • His hands were steady upon the wheel, but he laughed a little shakily. Cited from The Brown Study, by Grace S. Richmond
  • It was really quite a decent side, but this particular afternoon it started shakily. Cited from The Loom of Youth, by Alec Waugh
  • The men began to take their leave, shakily. Cited from Aaron's Rod, By D. H. Lawrence
  • Doc got up shakily, not daring to believe fully what he had heard. Cited from Badge of Infamy, by Lester del Rey
  • He insisted that all copies of his journal be brought to his hospital bed, where he shakily signed as many as he could.
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How shakily gets used

Meaning of shakily

  • adverb In an insecurely shaky manner
    this theory is rather shakily supported by some obscure data
  • adverb In a manner characterized by trembling or shaking
    `I--I'm going to make you a cup of tea', she explained shakily