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shivering

 
Adjective shivering has 1 sense
  1. quaking, quivering, shaking, shaky, shivering, trembling - vibrating slightly and irregularly; as e.g. with fear or cold or like the leaves of an aspen in a breeze; "a quaking bog"; "the quaking child asked for more"; "quivering leaves of a poplar tree"; "with shaking knees"; "seemed shaky on her feet"; "sparkling light from the shivering crystals of the chandelier"; "trembling hands"
    Antonym: steady (indirect, via unsteady)
Noun shivering has 1 sense
  1. chill, shivering - a sensation of cold that often marks the start of an infection and the development of a fever
    --1 is a kind of symptom
    Derived form: verb shiver2
Verb shiver has 2 senses
  1. shudder, shiver, throb, thrill - tremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement
    --1 is one way to tremble
    Derived form: noun shiver2
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
  2. shiver, shudder - shake, as from cold; "The children are shivering--turn on the heat!"
    --2 is one way to move involuntarily, move reflexively
    Derived forms: noun shiver1, noun shivering1
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
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