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verb as in shake, vibrate

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It’s another arrow in the quiver for an institution that aims to combine storytelling, investing and nonprofit commitments to combat the world’s climate crisis.

Indeed, self-recording tools and remote submissions seem likely to remain crucial arrows in marketers’ quivers, even as many also re-integrate in-person techniques.

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For most adventurers, side-by-sides haven’t been part of the typical outdoor quiver.

I thought I would need a quiver of face coverings when I realized that wearing them would become part of our daily routines, but this is the only one I really need.

The fletchings of three arrows stick out from his makeshift quiver, which also holds water, electrolyte tablets, and his antelope tag.

And the third arrow, which packs the greatest punch, may never be pulled from the quiver.

The first and last lines of Lolita make my dorsal hairs quiver, as Nabokov intended.

The House speaker has no arrows in his quiver in the fiscal-cliff talks—his caucus will revolt if he caves.

What arrow does Gingrich have in his quiver besides the great debate one-liner that expresses right-wing grievance?

The girls practically quiver with happiness at the attention.

A coquette is said to be an imperfect incarnation of Cupid, as she keeps her beau, and not her arrows, in a quiver.

And Elam took the quiver, the chariot of the horseman, and the shield was taken down from the wall.

Her fat red cheeks would quiver with emotion, and be wet with briny tears, over the sorrows of Mr. Trollope's heroines.

This time it was really Mr. Bills, and Mrs. Biggs went out to meet him, while Eloise felt every nerve quiver with dread.

Kari stood and a quiver ran through his muscles and I could see his body throb.


On this page you'll find 100 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to quiver, such as: convulsion, flash, glimmer, glitter, oscillation, and palpitation.

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