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Difference between Shudder and Shutter

Shudder means to vibrate, shake, or shiver from fear, revulsion, or cold.

  • The severe air turbulence caused the airplane to shudder.
  • I shudder to imagine where we will be if the measure fails.

Shutter is a screen or cover, or a movable cover for a window.

  • A camera’s shutter is similar to a person’s eyelid.
  • Jill closed the window shutters during the storm.