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quiver

 
Noun quiver has 4 senses
  1. frisson, shiver, chill, quiver, shudder, thrill, tingle - an almost pleasurable sensation of fright; "a frisson of surprise shot through him"
    --1 is a kind of fear, fearfulness, fright
  2. shaking, shakiness, trembling, quiver, quivering, vibration, palpitation - a shaky motion; "the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe"
    --2 is a kind of motion
    --2 has particulars: tremolo; tremor
    Derived form: verb quiver1
  3. quiver - case for holding arrows
    --3 is a kind of
    case
  4. vibration, quiver, quivering - the act of vibrating
    --4 is a kind of motion, movement, move, motility
    --4 has particulars: tremor, shudder
    Derived form: verb quiver1
Verb quiver has 3 senses
  1. quiver, quake, palpitate - shake with fast, tremulous movements; "His nostrils palpitated"
    --1 is one way to tremble
    Derived forms: noun quiver4, noun quiver2, noun quivering1
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
  2. flicker, waver, flitter, flutter, quiver - move back and forth very rapidly; "the candle flickered"
    --2 is one way to move back and forth
    Sample sentences:
    The crowds quiver in the streets
    The streets quiver with crowds
  3. pulsate, beat, quiver - move with or as if with a regular alternating motion; "the city pulsated with music and excitement"
    --3 is one way to move
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
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