shiver

[ US /ˈʃɪvɝ/ ]
[ UK /ʃˈɪvɐ/ ]
NOUN
  1. an almost pleasurable sensation of fright
    a frisson of surprise shot through him
  2. a reflex motion caused by cold or fear or excitement
VERB
  1. shake, as from cold
    The children are shivering--turn on the heat!
  2. tremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement
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How To Use shiver In A Sentence

  • By the time harmony was a few centuries old, it began to shiver and shake from them.
  • Magical moments that will send shivers down your spine. Times, Sunday Times
  • As she was starting to shiver, he gallantly wrapped his cloak around her shoulder.
  • I shivered suddenly, and then shook as with an ague and spent the rest of the night sitting up before the. THE GOLDEN FOOL: BOOK TWO OF THE TAWNY MAN
  • Shivering he slowed his breathing and closed his mind, retreating within himself in one of the meditation rituals.
  • As a fellow pantzer, I find that it usually takes me at least three drafts before I'm reasonably happy with a story -- the first is my "crapola" discover the story draft, the second is aimed at what readers would want, the third to polish and ((shiver)) copy-edit. An Interview with Allison Brennan
  • My whole body is shivering. Times, Sunday Times
  • A kind of shiver ran through the country last week as the coffin was dug up. A Daughter Denied?
  • The words spoke truth; shivered up and down inside her, earthing right down to the OK Corral.
  • Several other reporters and cameramen stood shivering in unseasonably cold temperatures, ready to capture the multi-vehicle arrival Superdelegate deluge
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