Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Probably akin to shrink, p. p. shrunk,; cf. Dan. skrugge, skrukke, to stoop, dial. Sw. skrukka, skruga, to crouch
When the doctor whom Lucy had sent for, saw him, he could only shrug his shoulders.
"The Explorer" by W. Somerset Maugham
Then, shrugging his shoulders, he set the paper upon his knee and began to write.
"The Fifth Queen Crowned" by Ford Madox Ford
Macloud shrugged his shoulders.
"In Her Own Right" by John Reed Scott
Halfman shrugged his shoulders and favored honest Thoroughgood with a bantering, quizzical smile.
"The Lady of Loyalty House" by Justin Huntly McCarthy
Beth smiled and shrugged her shoulders.
"The Beth Book" by Sarah Grand
De Grost merely shrugged his shoulders.
"The Double Four" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
I shrugged my shoulders.
"The Master Mummer" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
The man whom he called AEsop looked up for a moment from his book and shrugged his shoulders.
"The Duke's Motto" by Justin Huntly McCarthy
I bowed, glancing across at Speed, who shrugged his shoulders and looked at the floor with an ominous smile.
"The Maids of Paradise" by Robert W. (Robert William) Chambers
I shrugged my shoulders as Sir John had shrugged his.
"Hurricane Island" by H. B. Marriott Watson
Ere she comes to age of duty,
Her own grave she's quickly dug,
Simply 'cause thy longing beauty,
Keeps her body in a shrug.
"Fashion" by Frank Barbour Coffin
Shot, and saw the feathered shaft
Dripping bright and bitter red.
He that shrugged his wings and laughed-
Better had he left me dead.
"The Burned Child" by Dorothy Parker
Ah, don't I know that, groping in the gloom,
Night would not find its way out of the dark?
Am I monster who the millions' doom
Would shrug away for a few hundreds' luck?
"To Boris Pilnyak" by Boris Pasternak
For there is many a small betrayal in the mind,
a shrug that lets the fragile sequence break
sending with shouts the horrible errors of childhood
storming out to play through the broken dyke.
"A Ritual To Read To Each Other" by William Stafford
I dreamed one man stood against a thousand,
One man damned as a wrongheaded fool.
One year and another he walked the streets,
And a thousand shrugs and hoots
Met him in the shoulders and mouths he passed.
"Graves" by Carl Sandburg
And certain sly and knowing Glugs,
With sundry nudges, winks and shrugs,
Passed round the hint that up on high,
Behind some window near the sky,
Where he could see yet not be seen,
King Splosh was present with his Queen.
"The Debate" by C J Dennis
Is There Any 'Reasoned' Defense of the Atlas Shrugged Guy.
'Atlas Shrugged' Film Banks on Election Fever.
Re "The critics shrugged," Opinion, Aug 26.
Despite the massive failure of 'Atlas Shrugged, Part I,' 'Part 2' is scheduled for an October release.
Filming is now underway for "Atlas Shrugged, Part II" in Los Angeles, more.
Bales shrugged, the medic, Sgt 1st Class James Stillwell, testified Tuesday.
Asked if it was at all concerning that the man throwing the ball to him on Sunday will soon be 38 years old, Wallace shrugged.
"Well, hello," Peter said as he shrugged off his jacket.
Edin Dzeko has shrugged off speculation regarding his future, saying winning another title at Manchester City is his ' obsession '.
Does that make you shrug definitely.
If you want to know what President Barack Obama's second term would be like, see the movie "Atlas Shrugged Part II.".
Atlas Shrugged' gets a sequel .
I came out with a shrug, not a bang.
Deepa Gurnani feather shrug w/ vintage necklace, $319, J LaMore.
Ah, but there are no casual Katz shrugs at city hall these days.
It turns out to be nothing else than the critical density of the ideal Bose gas, ﬁrst computed by Einstein in 1925! The experienced physicist may shrug this fact off in hindsight.
Spatial random permutations and infinite cycles
In the single-event setup, mathematics must shrug its shoulders and admit defeat in the face of a moral decision.
Menger 1934 revisited
As its estimated size shrunk (from like Mars to between Mercury and Ceres), people mostly shrugged their shoulders.
Planetesimals To Brown Dwarfs: What is a Planet?
Shrugging off this ob jection, there are several workable schemes involving more than one large mixing angle, for example bi-maximal mixing or threefold maximal mixing 53 .
Neutrino Astrophysics at the Cross Roads