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quivering

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 3)

marked by or given to small uncontrollable bodily movements
  • our quivering dog tried to hide under the bed during the thunderstorm

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quivering

noun

Synonyms of quivering (Entry 2 of 3)

a series of slight movements by a body back and forth or from side to side
  • the kids were fascinated by the quivering of the jellyfish and kept poking it to see it wiggle

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quivering

verb
present participle of quiver

Synonyms of quivering (Entry 3 of 3)

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

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“Quivering.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/quivering. Accessed 27 Jul. 2021.

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