She smiled up at him, but the words shook, in spite of herself, on her mouth.
The words registered, without meaning he shook his head.
Her words effectively shook him out of his complacent mood.
The words, so clear it was as if her mother were sitting at the kitchen table, shook Janet.
Raymond could see that his words had visibly shaken the other man.
Rualath said that foreign word with distaste, then shook her head.
She repeated the word and the girl shook her head no then squinted.
I asked, the words barely out of my mouth before he was shaking his head as if the question was completely off the mark.
"But those other words" - he shook his head - "they are in the language that we do not understand."
His words shook me, for I could feel the ring of truth in them.