shiver


shiver
01. The little girl was [shivering] in the cold winter air.
02. The children were [shivering] in fear as they watched the horror movie.
03. I had [shivers] up and down my spine when I heard her sing for the first time.
04. Chung was [shivering] so hard his knees were knocking together.
05. The boy had goosebumps on his arms, and was [shivering] uncontrollably.
06. After swimming in the river all afternoon, I [shivered] for an hour beside the campfire.
07. The children had [shivers] of excitement as they waited to open their Christmas presents.
08. Her little dog always [shivers], even when it's not cold outside.
09. The children were [shivering] in the cold but still wanted to play in the snow.
10. This music gives me [shivers] every time I hear it.
11. The movie gave me the [shivers]; it was so strange.
12. Her hands were [shivering] so badly from the cold that she had trouble doing up her buttons.
13. The leaves of the tree were [shivering] in the winter winds.
14. The young boy began [shivering] in shock when told of the death of his mother.
15. Alexandre Dumas once observed that no matter how hardened to danger a man may be, he always realizes from the pounding of his heart, and the [shivering] of his flesh, the enormous difference there is between a dream and reality, between a plan and its execution.

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  • shiver — ‘tremble’ [13] and shiver ‘sliver, fragment’ [12] are different words. The former was originally chiver, which may have been an alteration of an earlier chevel ‘shiver’. This in shoal 454 turn was derived from the Old English noun ceaft ‘jaw’… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • shiver — Ⅰ. shiver [1] ► VERB ▪ shake slightly and uncontrollably as a result of being cold, frightened, or excited. ► NOUN 1) a momentary trembling movement. 2) (the shivers) a spell or attack of shivering. DERIVATIVES …   English terms dictionary

  • shiver — ‘tremble’ [13] and shiver ‘sliver, fragment’ [12] are different words. The former was originally chiver, which may have been an alteration of an earlier chevel ‘shiver’. This in turn was derived from the Old English noun ceaft ‘jaw’ (source of… …   Word origins

  • Shiver — Shiv er, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Shivered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Shivering}.] [OE. schiveren, scheveren; cf. OD. scheveren. See {Shiver} a fragment.] To break into many small pieces, or splinters; to shatter; to dash to pieces by a blow; as, to shiver a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shiver — Shiv er, n. [OE. schivere, fr. shive; cf. G. schifer a splinter, slate, OHG. scivere a splinter, Dan. & Sw. skifer a slate. See {Shive}, and cf. {Skever}.] 1. One of the small pieces, or splinters, into which a brittle thing is broken by sudden… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shiver — Shiv er, v. i. To separate suddenly into many small pieces or parts; to be shattered. [1913 Webster] There shiver shafts upon shields thick. Chaucer [1913 Webster] The natural world, should gravity once cease, . . . would instantly shiver into… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shiver — Shiv er, v. i. [OE. chiveren, cheveren; of uncertain origin. This word seems to have been confused with shiver to shatter.] To tremble; to vibrate; to quiver; to shake, as from cold or fear. [1913 Webster] Prometheus is laid On icy Caucasus to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Shiver — Allgemeine Informationen Genre(s) Deutschrock, Pop Rock Gründung 1998 Website http://www …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • shiver — vb shatter, *break, crack, burst, bust, snap shiver vb quiver, shudder, quaver, *shake, tremble, quake, totter, wobble, teeter, shimmy, dither …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • shiver — [v1] shake, tremble be cold, dither, flutter, freeze, have the quivers, have the shakes, palpitate, quake, quaver, quiver, shudder, tremor, twitter, vibrate, wave; concepts 152,185 Ant. steady shiver [v2] shatter; break into small pieces burst,… …   New thesaurus