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See definition of shivers on Dictionary.com
  • as inanxiety
  • as incold
  • as inheebie-jeebies
  • as injitters
  • as inunease

synonyms for shivers

  • angst
  • apprehension
  • concern
  • disquiet
  • doubt
  • dread
  • jitters
  • misery
  • misgiving
  • mistrust
  • nervousness
  • panic
  • restlessness
  • suffering
  • suspense
  • trouble
  • uncertainty
  • unease
  • uneasiness
  • botheration
  • butterflies
  • care
  • creeps
  • disquietude
  • distress
  • downer
  • drag
  • fidgets
  • flap
  • foreboding
  • fretfulness
  • fuss
  • heebie-jeebies
  • jumps
  • needles
  • shakes
  • solicitude
  • sweat
  • watchfulness
  • willies
  • worriment
  • all-overs
  • ants in pants
  • cold sweat
  • goose bumps
  • nail-biting
  • pins and needles
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antonyms for shivers

MOST RELEVANT
  • advantage
  • belief
  • blessing
  • calm
  • calmness
  • certainty
  • collectedness
  • confidence
  • contentment
  • ease
  • faith
  • happiness
  • joy
  • peace
  • security
  • sureness
  • trust
  • peacefulness
  • assurance
  • composure
  • nonchalance
  • tranquility
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    How to use shivers in a sentence

    But her ears magnified a thousandfold each crackling of a log and each creak of the floor sent expectant shivers along her spine.
    THE ADVENTURE GIRLS AT K BAR OCLAIR BLANK
    It sent awful shivers down her spine to hear my august self alluded to as her "old man."
    JAFFERYWILLIAM J. LOCKE
    He shivers a little, but does not falter, and continues to walk with erect head and chest thrown out.
    THE NABOBALPHONSE DAUDET
    Greta remained sitting where she was, shivering violently, as a little animal shivers when it scents danger.
    VILLA RUBEIN AND OTHER STORIESJOHN GALSWORTHY
    I'm sure I don't know why, but it always gives me the shivers.
    MY NEW CURATEP.A. SHEEHAN
    I had some real shivers when I read your telegram saying that your plane had fallen and that you had had to jump for your life.
    THE FLYING REPORTERLEWIS E. (LEWIS EDWIN) THEISS
    Sir Orlando bowed haughtily and withdrew—swearing at the moment that the Coalition should be made to fall into a thousand shivers.
    THE PRIME MINISTERANTHONY TROLLOPE
    If he had hoped for anything, that one look would have shivered his air-castles as a stone shivers brittle glass.
    A CHANGED HEARTMAY AGNES FLEMING
    All but too late, if—the thought sent cold shivers down his back—if Basterga had returned.
    THE LONG NIGHTSTANLEY WEYMAN
    Those were gnomes—the real spooky, spinky kind that give you the shivers up and down your back when they're out gnoming.
    THE PONY RIDER BOYS ON THE BLUE RIDGEFRANK GEE PATCHIN
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