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aquiver

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Synonyms for aquiver

  • excited
  • quaky
  • quivering
  • quivery
  • shaking
  • shaky
  • shivery
  • shuddering
  • trembling
  • tremulant
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Besides, his late contact with Tessibel Skinner had left him aquiver.

The entire audience was aquiver with suspense, keen to the point of anguish.

The marchesa entered all aquiver: she had thoughts of witchcraft.

The next day, he finds the boy all aquiver and covered with pimples.

Her heart seemed beating in her throat, and every fibre of her being was aquiver.

Their great muscles were aquiver with the eager spirit which is bred of the wild.

And precisely three minutes later I was standing up, leaning forward, all aquiver, watching my line fly off the reel.

Frightened she must have been, for when she reached him she was all aquiver and her voice hung dead in her throat.

Her situation had been developing beyond anything she had ever dreamed of; she was aquiver as to what might happen next.

Little nervous chills set them aquiver, their hands were cold, their faces throbbing hot.

WORD ORIGIN

1864, from a- (1) + quiver (v.).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR AQUIVER

quaky

adjectivetremulous
  • aquiver
  • palpitating
  • quavering
  • quivering
  • quivery
  • shaky
  • shivering
  • shivery
  • trembling
  • tremulant
  • twittery
  • wobbly

shivery

adjectivetremulous
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