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  • verbshake, tremble
  • verbshatter; break into small pieces

synonyms for shiver

  • flutter
  • quiver
  • shudder
  • vibrate
  • dither
  • freeze
  • palpitate
  • quake
  • quaver
  • tremor
  • twitter
  • wave
  • be cold
  • have the quivers
  • have the shakes
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antonyms for shiver

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  • fix
  • mend
  • steady
  • fix
  • mend
  • steady
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How to use shiver in a sentence

By correlating a seismic event on one side of the world with the shiver it produces on the other, scientists infer what happened in between.
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Threats to Taiwan, the self-governing island only slightly bigger than Maryland, are sending shivers through the global tech industry.
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There’s a hint of feminism in both books, and they’ll both give you shivers for months after you finish them.
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It’s hard not to feel a shiver of apprehension for her as she walks, alone, down a long country road to knock on the door of a man who’s been avoiding her interview requests for years.
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Lauren Graham does beautiful things with her voice through the whole show, but the way she says, “Hey there, birthday girl,” with a hopeful, hesitant shiver in her tone, is a killer.
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Presently he began to shiver so, with some sort of a chill, that I took off my coat and wrapped it round him.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
Still a-shiver at dawn, I saddled up and loped for the crest of the nearest divide to get the benefit of the first sun-rays.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Alfaretta's face assumed a look of great solemnity and a shiver of real fear ran over her.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
It sent a shiver through me, and even old Piegan stood aghast at the malevolent determination of the man.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
To his lifes end Tchaikovsky could never recall this hour without a shiver of horror.
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WORDS RELATED TO SHIVER

  • agitate
  • alternate
  • bob
  • bounce
  • buffet
  • flap
  • flicker
  • fluctuate
  • flutter
  • heave
  • jerk
  • jounce
  • oscillate
  • palpitate
  • pound
  • pulsate
  • pulse
  • quake
  • quaver
  • quiver
  • ripple
  • shake
  • shiver
  • swing
  • thrill
  • throb
  • thump
  • tremble
  • twitch
  • undulate
  • vibrate
  • writhe
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