When they succeed in killing Americans, the country will shudder, as it did after the attack on Fort Hood, and move on.
shudder as you may at those eight legs, this one makes a bit more sense.
Their inevitable linking with the far religious right who could care less for their nonobservant brothers made us shudder.
early 14c., possibly from Middle Dutch schuderen "to shudder," or Middle Low German schoderen, both frequentative forms from Proto-Germanic *skuth- "to shake." Related: Shuddered; shuddering.
c.1600, from shudder (v.).