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aquiver

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adjective aquiv·er \ə-ˈkwi-vər\

Simple Definition of aquiver

  • : shaking or trembling because of strong emotion : quivering

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of aquiver

  1. :  marked by trembling or quivering

Examples of aquiver in a sentence

  1. He was all aquiver with excitement.

  2. <a puppy aquiver with anticipation as his owner held out a treat>



1864

First Known Use of aquiver

1864


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