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  Definition of quiver
  1. the act of vibrating
  2. case for holding arrows
  3. an almost pleasurable sensation of fright; "a frisson of surprise shot through him"
  4. a shaky motion; "the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe"
  5. move back and forth very rapidly; "the candle flickered"
  6. move with or as if with a regular alternating motion; "the city pulsated with music and excitement"
  7. shake with fast, tremulous movements; "His nostrils palpitated"
Similar Words: vibration, quivering, frisson, shiver, chill, shudder, thrill, tingle, shaking, shakiness, trembling, palpitation, flicker, waver, flitter, flutter, pulsate, beat, quake, palpitate

 

Hyponyms: tremor, shudder, tremolo

 

Grouped Verbs: pulsate, throb, pulse

 

Derivational Morphology: quake, palpitate, oscillate, vibrate, tingle, prickle, exhilarate, inebriate, thrill, exalt, beatify, tickle, shudder, shiver, throb, tremble, shake, didder, waver, flutter, flicker, flap, flapping, fluttering, shaking, shakiness, trembling, quivering, vibration, palpitation, quaker, trembler

 

Language Translations:
Danish: kogger   Finnish: väristä  
French: carquois   German: Köcher  
Hungarian: tegez   Italian: faretra  
Japanese: 揺らめく   Latin: pharetra  
Lithuanian: strėlinė   Polish: kołczan  
Russian: колчан   Serbian: tobolac  
Spanish: aljaba  
 
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