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Adjective: shivering  shi-vu-ring
  1. Vibrating slightly and irregularly; as e.g. with fear, cold or like the leaves of an aspen in a breeze
    "sparkling light from the shivering crystals of the chandelier";
    - shaky, trembling, atremble, aquiver, quivery
Noun: shivering  shi-vu-ring
  1. A sensation of cold that often marks the start of an infection and the development of a fever
    - chill
Verb: shiver  shi-vu(r)
  1. Tremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement
    - shudder, throb, thrill
  2. Shake, as from cold
    "The children are shivering--turn on the heat!";
    - shudder

Derived forms: shiverings

See also: unsteady

Type of: move involuntarily, move reflexively, symptom, tremble

Encyclopedia: Shivering