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For some of the men of America’s founding generation, the world of ancient Greece and Rome was a ready quiver, a source of stories and vocabularies that were of use in the present.
NOBLE VIRTUES, BAD HISTORY: HOW GREECE AND ROME INFLUENCED AMERICA’S FOUNDERSCHARLES KINGNOVEMBER 6, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Her white face looked ethereal in the moonlight, and her bloodless lips were quivering with returning life.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
At the word of command, the dog crouched down, his whole body quivering with excitement.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
The eyebrows were low and thick, the upper lip was sensitive, quivering sometimes as she talked, but the lower was firm and full.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
The clear and radiant sky was drowned in a quivering radiance of gold, that was like a thing alive and sensitively palpitating.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
"You are very good," she said, her voice quivering with feeling and real gratitude, and as he was departing she called after him.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Loftily pierce the tall white minarets into the quivering heavens, while the solemn cypress throws its shade below.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
It was a golden day, almost incredibly clear and radiant, quivering with brightness and life, and surely with ecstasy.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
Ronald looked at the mass of chiffon and the quivering fall of drapery before him and smiled.
THE WEIGHT OF THE CROWNFRED M. WHITE
He dropped to the ground and stood there, quivering in every muscle and nickering plaintively.
THE OUTDOOR GIRLS IN THE SADDLELAURA LEE HOPE

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terpsichoreanadjective | [turp-si-kuh-ree-uhn, turp-si-kawr-ee-uhn, -kohr- ]SEE DEFINITION