shivering

shivering
noun
a sensation of cold that often marks the start of an infection and the development of a fever (Freq. 1)
Syn: ↑chill
Derivationally related forms: ↑shiver
Hypernyms: ↑symptom
adjective
vibrating slightly and irregularly; as e.g. with fear or cold or like the leaves of an aspen in a breeze (Freq. 1)
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a quaking bog

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the quaking child asked for more

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quivering leaves of a poplar tree

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with shaking knees

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seemed shaky on her feet

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sparkling light from the shivering crystals of the chandelier

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trembling hands

Syn: ↑shaky, ↑trembling
Similar to: ↑unsteady
Derivationally related forms: ↑shakiness (for: ↑shaky)

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