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shiver

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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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shiver

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of shiver (Entry 2 of 2)

1 as in shake, shudder

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

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“Shiver.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/shiver. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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