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quiver

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishquiverquiv‧er1 /ˈkwɪvə $ -ər/ verb [intransitive]  SHAKEto shake slightly because you are cold, or because you feel very afraid, angry, excited etc syn tremble The child was quivering in her arms. Her mouth quivered slightly as she turned away.quiver with indignation/anger etc I lay there quivering with fear. His voice was quivering with rage.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
quiverYou push the spring down and you can feel it quivering.Down the, moving beyond a curtain of quivering air, she saw the stage, perhaps with letters.Her lip quivered, and tears rolled down her cheeks.John's hands were quivering as he put down his papers and started his speech.Golden slivers of sunlight seeped through the interstices of the jute wall, and the talon-shaped leave quivered in some secret sign.We stand like three old trees in winter, quivering in the gloom.The ground quivered under my feet.He quivered, very slightly, all over, as though he were perished with cold.It quivered when he touched it.Her lips quivered wildly and she gestured behind her at nothing.The children stood there quivering with excitement as I opened the package.As their striding Emperor quivered with the unleashing of its weaponry, Biff sat impotently for only a few moments.
quiverquiver2 noun [countable]  1 SHAKEa slight tremblingquiver of fear/anxiety/anticipation etc I felt a quiver of excitement run through me.2 DLOa long case for carrying arrows
Examples from the Corpus
quiverWhen morning came she went to her store-chamber where among many treasures was a great bow and a quiver full of arrows.I felt a quiver of excitement run through me.Never a quiver or a moan.He felt not a quiver of fear, not a doubt of his own powers.He extended a hand: not a quiver.Her knees touched his and the tiny contact sent a quiver of anticipation up her spine.An ivory quiver hung upon her left shoulder and in her hand was a bow.quiver of fear/anxiety/anticipation etcHe felt not a quiver of fear, not a doubt of his own powers.Her knees touched his and the tiny contact sent a quiver of anticipation up her spine.
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Verb table
quiver
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyquiver
he, she, itquivers
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyquivered
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave quivered
he, she, ithas quivered
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad quivered
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill quiver
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have quivered
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam quivering
he, she, itis quivering
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you, we, theyare quivering
Past
I, he, she, itwas quivering
you, we, theywere quivering
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been quivering
he, she, ithas been quivering
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been quivering
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be quivering
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been quivering
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