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adjective as in grinding

adjective as in quivering

adjective as in quivery

adjective as in shivery

adjective as in tremulant

adjective as in tremulous

adjective as in twittery

noun as in temblor

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Example Sentences

So I hope for an Independence Day in my lifetime when we will see zero shivering little bodies hawking our flags.

That partly explains why seats previously inhabited by shivering backsides are now selling for $750 a pair.

There's the parrot, wings wrapped around himself, shivering.

Her mother found her on the sand, curled in a ball, shivering uncontrollably.

Shivering, we pulled our hats low our heads and zipped our jackets tight around our chests.

A horse unused to it will sometimes stand shivering instead of taking his rider out of danger.

His teeth still chattered, and spells of violent shivering passed over him from head to foot.

The point where we stood—a huddled, shivering group—faced the wider channels that led to the open sea and Finland.

Aristide composed his face into an expression of parental interest; but within him there was shivering and sickening upheaval.

A few sentinels stood shivering in the cold and drizzling rain around the doors of the national palace.


On this page you'll find 251 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shivering, such as: crumbling, crunching, crushing, disintegrating, eroding, and null.

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