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shiver

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishshivershiv‧er1 /ˈʃɪvə $ -ər/ ●●○ verb [intransitive] 🔊 🔊 SHAKEto shake slightly because you are cold or frightened syn tremble 🔊 Jake stood shivering in the cold air.shiver with cold/fear/delight etc 🔊 She shivered with fear and anger.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
shiverIt was a strange place, and as he looked up at it now, he shivered.Sensitive to cold, always shivering.The water was cold, and Robbie shivered.He passed her with one sidelong glitter of let eyes, and left her shivering.Children shivered a few feet away from it.A few moments later he shivered again, sneezed and decided the time had come to return to his mates and forget it.Julia shivered and pulled her coat more tightly around her.I still felt nauseated, both sweating and shivering, as we walked down the corridor to my room.You're shivering! Do you want to go indoors?I was shivering in my thin sleeping bag.She shivered suddenly, and her arm caught the folder of photographs, knocking it on to the floor.They were forced to wait outside for hours, shivering with cold.Lizzy looked out at the thick snow and shivered with excitement.There were a couple of men under the tarp with us, shivering with fever.shiver with cold/fear/delight etcMy hand hurt just as much and now I was shivering with cold.There was Fox Street, flanked by tall grass that shivered with cold.Towards morning she woke limp and exhausted, shivering with cold.She was shivering with delight and pent-up desire.Perhaps when Samuel Oglethorpe shivered with cold and the shiver passed down his arm into George Grindal's shoulder.She was breathless, shivering with cold as she hid herself behind the curtains of the four-poster.They landed on a ledge wide enough to hold them, the horse shivering with fear but knowing not to move at all.I was already shivering with cold, but when I tried to walk faster my heart pounded unpleasantly.
shivershiver2 noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 SHAKEa slight shaking movement of your body caused by cold or fear syn tremble 🔊 A shiver ran through (=went through) me.shiver of 🔊 She felt a shiver of apprehension.2 give you the shivers send shivers/chills up (and down) your spine at send(10)
Examples from the Corpus
shiverThe words caused a shiver to run a fine sharp line through her.Wilson saw the doubt in her eyes and the droop of her body and felt a shiver pass through her own.She felt a shiver run up her spine as she closed the door behind her.The thought of sleeping in such an old house sent a shiver through her.The story he told me sent a shiver down my spine.The thought sent a shiver of excitement through her that instantly she sought to crush."It's freezing!" Tom said with a shiver.A shiver of cold ran through him when he stepped outside.A shiver went over her and she became angry at herself.He was some one I'd seen in my head before: one of those bundles of shivers in books.With a peculiar shiver of fear, he stooped to retrieve his spear.He kicked her sending shivers up her spine; again she yelped, and everything turned black.shiver ran throughAt the realisation, a shiver ran through her body.
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Verb table
shiver
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyshiver
he, she, itshivers
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyshivered
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave shivered
he, she, ithas shivered
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad shivered
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill shiver
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have shivered
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam shivering
he, she, itis shivering
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you, we, theyare shivering
Past
I, he, she, itwas shivering
you, we, theywere shivering
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been shivering
he, she, ithas been shivering
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been shivering
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be shivering
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been shivering
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