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shivers

noun
plural of shiver

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

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shivers

verb
present tense third-person singular of shiver

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“Shivers.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/shivers. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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