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English adjective: shivering

1. shivering vibrating slightly and irregularly; as e.g. with fear or cold or like the leaves of an aspen in a breeze


SamplesA 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.


Synonymsshaky, trembling


Similarunsteady


Antonymssteady


English noun: shivering

1. shivering (state) a sensation of cold that often marks the start of an infection and the development of a fever


Synonymschill


Broader (hypernym)symptom









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