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quiver

noun

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an instance of shaking involuntarily with fear or cold
  • a quiver ran through the audience when the monster cornered the movie's hero

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quiver

verb

Synonyms of quiver (Entry 2 of 2)

to make a series of small irregular or violent movements
  • aspen leaves quivering in the breeze

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The first known use of quiver was in the 14th century

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“Quiver.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/quiver. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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