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Noun: quivering  kwi-vu-ring
  1. A shaky motion
    - shaking, shakiness, trembling, quiver, vibration, palpitation
  2. The act of vibrating
    - vibration, quiver
Verb: quiver  kwi-vu(r)
  1. Shake with fast, tremulous movements
    "His nostrils quivered";
    - quake, palpitate
  2. Move back and forth very rapidly
    "the candle quivered";
    - flicker, waver, flitter, flutter
  3. Move with or as if with a regular alternating motion
    "the city quivered with music and excitement";
    - pulsate, beat

Derived forms: quiverings

Type of: motility, motion, move, move back and forth, movement, tremble

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