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shiver

noun

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  1. 1 an instance of shaking involuntarily with fear or cold the prisoner experienced a sudden shiver when confronted with the sight of the dark basement Synonyms of shiver quiver, shudder, tremble Words Related to shiver agitation, convulsing, jolt, quake, shake, tremor, vibration, wobble (also wabble); fluctuation, flutter, oscillation, wave; beat, palpitation, pulsation, pulse, throb

  2. 2 shivers pl  a sense of panic or extreme nervousness looking down from the window ledge sent shivers up my spine Synonyms of shiver butterflies, dither, heebie-jeebies, jimjams, nerves, screaming meemies, shakes, shivers, whim-whams, williesWords Related to shiver cold sweat, creeps, fidgets, goose bumps; agitation, anxiety, fear, hysteria, uneasiness; frazzle, nervous breakdown; edginess, jumpiness, skittishnessNear Antonyms of shiver aplomb, calm, composure, equanimity, imperturbability, self-possession, tranquillity (or tranquility)



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