Definitions for quiver

Definitions for (noun) quiver

Main entry: vibration, quiver, quivering

Definition: the act of vibrating

Main entry: quiver

Definition: case for holding arrows

Main entry: chill, frisson, quiver, tingle, thrill, shiver, shudder

Definition: an almost pleasurable sensation of fright

Usage: a frisson of surprise shot through him

Main entry: palpitation, trembling, quiver, quivering, shakiness, shaking, vibration

Definition: a shaky motion

Usage: the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe

Definitions for (verb) quiver

Main entry: waver, quiver, flitter, flutter, flicker

Definition: move back and forth very rapidly

Usage: the candle flickered

Main entry: pulsate, quiver, beat

Definition: move with or as if with a regular alternating motion

Usage: the city pulsated with music and excitement

Main entry: quake, quiver, palpitate

Definition: shake with fast, tremulous movements

Usage: His nostrils palpitated

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