[ US /ˈkwɪvɝ/ ]
[ UK /kwˈɪvɐ/ ]
[ UK /kwˈɪvɐ/ ]
shake with fast, tremulous movements
His nostrils palpitated
move back and forth very rapidly
the candle flickered
move with or as if with a regular alternating motion
the city pulsated with music and excitement
a shaky motion
the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe
an almost pleasurable sensation of fright
a frisson of surprise shot through him
- the act of vibrating
- case for holding arrows
How To Use quiver In A Sentence
- I even dragged my acrophobic mother up mountains in the Auvergne, only to leave her quivering halfway up while I persevered alone to the top.
- The stress she had been under at work reduced her to a nervous/quivering wreck.
- He stood there for hours that night and stared into something he knew would make him a meaningless cipher in its light, make him ambiguous, coagulant dust in relationship to the size of a thing he could never comprehend, only quiver to imagine. Southern Cross
- She said, louder this time, and with a quiver in her voice.
- I told him the unvarnished truth except for the part about you quivering stark naked with cold in the shower compartment. CORMORANT
- It is not just the animals that are quivering in the waiting room - the owners are quaking at the thought of facing the vet's bill!
- Cooper arrived, quivering with rage.
- It's important to understand the Duggars' beliefs: The Duggars follow a conservative Christian belief system known as Quiverfull, which eschews all birth control in favor of "trusting the Lord with… family planning," says Vyckie Garrison at RH Reality Check. Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion
- Slowly the edge parted and flattened out, broadwise, displaying the marbled brilliance of the butterfly's inner wings, illumining the pale chastity of the sleeping figure as if with a quivering and evanescent jewel. Success A Novel
- Now, she would gladly exchange unmitigated boredom for the quivering nerves that alerted her to every shadow. PRETTY MAIDS ALL IN A ROW