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synonyms for shivering

  • crumbling
  • crunching
  • crushing
  • disintegrating
  • eroding
  • grating
  • milling
  • powdering
  • rubbing
  • scraping
  • smashing
  • bone-crushing
  • chilly
  • cold
  • freezing
  • frigid
  • frosty
  • glacial
  • polar
  • raw
  • algific
  • antarctic
  • arctic
  • biting
  • bitter
  • chill
  • chilled to the bone
  • chilling
  • frigorific
  • frost-bound
  • frozen over
  • gelid
  • glaring
  • iced
  • refrigerated
  • rimy
  • shivery
  • sleeted
  • smooth as glass
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How to use shivering in a sentence

A horse unused to it will sometimes stand shivering instead of taking his rider out of danger.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
His teeth still chattered, and spells of violent shivering passed over him from head to foot.
THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
The point where we stood—a huddled, shivering group—faced the wider channels that led to the open sea and Finland.
THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Aristide composed his face into an expression of parental interest; but within him there was shivering and sickening upheaval.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
A few sentinels stood shivering in the cold and drizzling rain around the doors of the national palace.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
I made him smell the salts which I had with me, and when we reached his house only the shivering remained.
CAMILLE (LA DAME AUX CAMILIAS)ALEXANDRE DUMAS, FILS
Soon the hot blankets, hot water, and steaming drinks began to take effect and the shivering stopped.
THE BOX-CAR CHILDRENGERTRUDE CHANDLER WARNER
Shoulders raised, heads bent, and shivering, we keep on to the lower Bowery.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
Kano, shivering now with excitement and relief, clapped hands loudly and called on Mata's name.
THE DRAGON PAINTERMARY MCNEIL FENOLLOSA
“Abstinence has its drawbacks,” he said, shivering in the bitter wind which whirled the stinging smoke about them.
THE GOLD TRAILHAROLD BINDLOSS
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WORDS RELATED TO SHIVERING

  • algidity
  • algor
  • chill
  • chilliness
  • coldness
  • congelation
  • draft
  • freeze
  • frigidity
  • frost
  • frostbite
  • frostiness
  • frozenness
  • gelidity
  • gelidness
  • glaciation
  • iciness
  • inclemency
  • rawness
  • refrigeration
  • shivering
  • shivers
  • snow
  • wintertime
  • wintriness
  • bone-crushing
  • crumbling
  • crunching
  • crushing
  • disintegrating
  • eroding
  • grating
  • milling
  • powdering
  • rubbing
  • scraping
  • shivering
  • smashing
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