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synonyms for quivery

  • aquiver
  • palpitating
  • quaky
  • quavering
  • quivering
  • shaky
  • shivering
  • shivery
  • trembling
  • tremulant
  • twittery
  • wobbly
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How to use quivery in a sentence

All within was dark, and yet Cleek's tense nerves gave a little quivery jump.
THE RIDDLE OF THE PURPLE EMPERORMARY E. HANSHEW AND THOMAS W. HANSHEW
The bandsmen up on the stage, massed with palms and flags and greenery, were making quivery-quavery sounds on their instruments.
POPPYCYNTHIA STOCKLEY
It always gives me a quivery thrill to realize who you are as well as how nice you are.
THE THING FROM THE LAKEELEANOR M. INGRAM
Roll of Bensoulbenjamin rolled to the quivery loveshivery roofpanes.
ULYSSESJAMES JOYCE
For a minute, it had a strange, quivery appearance—unreal and unsubstantial.
THE HOUSE ON THE BORDERLANDWILLIAM HOPE HODGSON
You know she never can stand anybody all jumpy, and jerky, and quivery, like you are now.
A LITTLE MOTHER TO THE OTHERSL. T. MEADE
Hanging from it were all kinds of glittery, quivery, sparkly things in silver and gold.
MAIDA'S LITTLE SHOPINEZ HAYNES IRWIN
I asked, 170 with a quivery little feeling that the world was going topsyturvy with other people besides me.
AMAZING GRACEKATE TRIMBLE SHARBER
Yes, and she had felt funny herself that evening—a numb, quivery, prickly kind of sensation: it may have been the thunder-storm!
BRESSANTJULIAN HAWTHORNE
The tentacles fell away, fading to nothingness before the charges that showed quivery blue in the dark.
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WORDS RELATED TO QUIVERY

  • excited
  • quaky
  • quivering
  • quivery
  • shaking
  • shaky
  • shivery
  • trembling
  • tremulant
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.