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Shrug vs. Sprug — What's the Difference?

Shrug vs. Sprug — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Shrug and Sprug

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Shrug

A shrug is a gesture performed by raising both shoulders, and is a representation of an individual either being indifferent about something or not knowing an answer to a question. A shrug is an emblem, meaning that it integrates the vocabulary of only certain cultures and may be used in place of words.
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Sprug

To make smart.
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Shrug

To raise (the shoulders), especially as a gesture of doubt, disdain, or indifference.
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Sprug

To make smart.
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Shrug

To raise the shoulders, especially as a gesture of doubt, disdain, or indifference.
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Shrug

An expressive gesture of raising the shoulders.
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Shrug

A very short jacket or sweater, having long or short sleeves and usually worn open down the front.
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Shrug

A lifting of the shoulders to signal indifference or a casual lack of knowledge.
He dismissed my comment with a shrug.
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Shrug

A cropped, cardigan-like garment with short or long sleeves, typically knitted.
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Shrug

(ambitransitive) To raise (the shoulders) to express uncertainty, lack of concern, (formerly) dread, etc.
I asked him for an answer and he just shrugged.
When he saw the problem, he just shrugged and started fixing it.
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Shrug

To draw up or contract (the shoulders), especially by way of expressing doubt, indifference, dislike, dread, or the like.
He shrugs his shoulders when you talk of securities.
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Shrug

To raise or draw up the shoulders, as in expressing doubt, indifference, dislike, dread, or the like.
They grin, they shrug.They bow, they snarl, they snatch, they hug.
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Shrug

A gesture consisting of drawing up the shoulders, - a motion usually expressing doubt, indifference, or dislike; - it is sometimes accompanied by a slight turning of the hands outward or upward. Such a gesture may be made, as in answering "who knows" to a question, suggesting utter ignorance of an answer and a disinclination to pursue the topic further.
On Sept. 23, in a major speech in New York, the chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commision, Arthur Levitt asked the Big Board to spike the rule [Rule 390] in the interest of free and unfettered markets. . . . Mr. Grasso responded with a shrug, saying that he had no plans to kill the rule.
The Spaniards talk in dialoguesOf heads and shoulders, nods and shrugs.
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Shrug

A gesture involving the shoulders
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Shrug

Raise one's shoulders to indicate indifference or resignation
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