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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SHIVER

You shiver because your grandfathers and fathers and uncles have shivered there before you.

He did not see Dick, but his very presence gave the lad a shiver.

I'm in a shiver about you, but—It's all true, Roger, what your mother said about 2nd Lieutenants.

Her gaze was fixed upon him; he saw her shiver, and knew that she saw and recognized him.

It snowed and stormed, and she was allowed to shiver on the platform.

The sun was hot even where they sat, but he fancied that he saw her shiver.

I received this stroke without groan or cry, tear or shiver.

Hey, Merritt, you give me a shiver when you say that, don't you know?

She was ascending a staircase, when she heard howlings which made her shiver to her very bones.

A shiver passed through her frame, her voice was scarcely audible.

WORD ORIGIN

"shake," c.1400, alteration of chiveren (c.1200), of uncertain origin, perhaps from Old English ceafl "jaw," on notion of chattering teeth. Spelling change of ch- to sh- is probably from influence of shake. Related: Shivered; shivering.

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