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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Quiver \Quiv"er\, verb (used without an object) [imp. & p. p. {Quivered} (kw[i^]v"[~e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Quivering}.] [Cf. {Quaver}.] To shake or move with slight and tremulous motion; to tremble; to quake; to shudder; to shiver.

The green leaves quiver with the cooling wind. --Shak.

And left the limbs still quivering on the ground. --Addison.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

quivering

noun

1: a shaky motion; "the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe" [syn: {shaking}, {shakiness}, {trembling}, {quiver}, {quivering}, {vibration}, {palpitation}]

2: the act of vibrating [syn: {vibration}, {quiver}, {quivering}]


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