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English noun: quivering

1. quivering (state) a shaky motion


SamplesThe shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe.


Synonymspalpitation, quiver, shakiness, shaking, trembling, vibration


Broader (hypernym)motion


Narrower (hyponym)tremolo, tremor

2. quivering (act) the act of vibrating


Synonymsquiver, vibration


Broader (hypernym)motility, motion, move, movement


Narrower (hyponym)shudder, tremor









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