shaky

[shey-kee]
adjective, shakier, shakiest.
1.
tending to shake or tremble.
2.
trembling; tremulous.
3.
liable to break down or give way; insecure; not to be depended upon: a shaky bridge.
4.
wavering, as in allegiance: His loyalty, always shaky, was now nonexistent.

Origin:
1695–1705; shake + -y1

shakily, adverb
shakiness, noun
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shaky (ˈʃeɪkɪ)
 
adj , shakier, shakiest
1.  tending to shake or tremble
2.  liable to prove defective; unreliable
3.  uncertain or questionable: your arguments are very shaky
 
'shakily
 
adv
 
'shakiness
 
n

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Example sentences
Ginger had to make a shaky craft of her paycheck to bear me across the sea.
There are non-profits that are shaky and many that are not.
The shaky board caved to the pressure and simply folded under the faux pressure.
The joke is on us and our shaky human ambitions, of course, and not the dogs.
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