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    shiver

    shiver - Dictionary definition and meaning for word shiver

    Definition
    (noun) a reflex motion caused by cold or fear or excitement
    Synonyms : shake , tremble
    Definition
    (noun) an almost pleasurable sensation of fright
    Synonyms : chill , frisson , quiver , shudder , thrill , tingle
    Example Sentence
    • a frisson of surprise shot through him
    Definition
    (verb) tremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement
    Synonyms : shudder , thrill , throb
    Definition
    (verb) shake, as from cold
    Synonyms : shudder
    Example Sentence
    • The children are shivering--turn on the heat!
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