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English noun: shiver

1. shiver (act) a reflex motion caused by cold or fear or excitement

Synonymsshake, tremble

Broader (hypernym)inborn reflex, innate reflex, instinctive reflex, physiological reaction, reflex, reflex action, reflex response, unconditioned reflex

2. shiver (feeling) an almost pleasurable sensation of fright

SamplesA frisson of surprise shot through him.

Synonymschill, frisson, quiver, shudder, thrill, tingle

Broader (hypernym)fear, fearfulness, fright

English verb: shiver

1. shiver (motion) tremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement

Synonymsshudder, thrill, throb

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)tremble

2. shiver (body) shake, as from cold

SamplesThe children are shivering--turn on the heat!.


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)move involuntarily, move reflexively

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