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Definition of 'shivering'

See also: shiver 


  1. a sensation of cold that often marks the start of an infection and the development of a fever
       Synonyms: chill


  1. vibrating slightly and irregularly; as e.g. with fear or cold or like the leaves of an aspen in a breeze; "a quaking bog"; "the quaking child asked for more"; "quivering leaves of a poplar tree"; "with shaking knees"; "seemed shaky on her feet"; "sparkling light from the shivering crystals of the chandelier"; "trembling hands"
       Synonyms: shaky trembling

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