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Verb: shake off  sheyk óf
  1. Get rid of
    "I couldn't shake off the car that was following me";
    - shake, throw off, escape from
  2. Get rid of
    - shed, cast, cast off, throw, throw off, throw away, drop, lose

Derived forms: shakes off, shaking off, shook off, shaken off

Type of: break loose, escape, get away, remove, take, take away, withdraw