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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

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2 shivers plural a sense of panic or extreme nervousness
  • looking down from the window ledge sent shivers up my spine

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The first known use of shiver was in the 13th century

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“Shiver.” The Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 18 January 2020.

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