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Adjective shivering has 1 sense
- 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
- 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
Verb shiver has 2 senses
- shudder, shiver, throb, thrill - tremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement
--1 is one way to tremble
- shiver, shudder - shake, as from cold; "The children are shivering--turn on the heat!"
--2 is one way to move involuntarily, move reflexively