quiver

All Noun Verb Adverb
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  • She felt his powerful frame quiver and his strong voice die within him. Cited from The Shadow of a Crime, by Hall Caine
  • She grew very white as she spoke, and he saw her lips quiver. Cited from Infelice, by Augusta Jane Evans Wilson
  • He fell straight back at full length, and lay quivering on the ground. Cited from The Story of a Cannoneer Under Stonewall Jackson, by Edward A. Moore
  • Then a new call had quivered in her life, and she had let these things go. Cited from The Voice of the People, by Ellen Glasgow
  • She met his look with a smile, though her lips were quivering still. Cited from The Swindler and Other Stories, by Ethel M. Dell
  • And there are places where the air just quivers, so you can see it. Cited from The Flying U's Last Stand, by B. M. Bower
  • The lady walked over to the boy again, who was still quivering with fear. Cited from Heidi, by Johanna Spyri
  • For one moment he stood quivering with the strength of his effort. Cited from Shifting Winds, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • Her whole body quivered against him, but she stood her ground. Cited from The Odds, by Ethel M. Dell
  • She was waiting for him with a little smile quivering about her mouth. Cited from The Swindler and Other Stories, by Ethel M. Dell
  • I only saw a quivering of the surface and the fish was off into the river. Cited from Mass' George, by George Manville Fenn
  • Sir James went to bring the quiver in which he had placed them. Cited from Folk-Lore and Legends: Scotland, Anonymous
  • Then, with a little quivering smile, she very, very slowly gave him her hand. Cited from The Odds, by Ethel M. Dell
  • Her face was very pale and her lips quivered as she spoke to him. Cited from The Coquette's Victim, by Charlotte M. Braeme
  • Save for his one eye and his quivering, one would scarcely have known that he lived. Cited from The Way of the Wild, by F. St. Mars
  • He quivered through his whole form, drew his shoulders up once, and then lay still. Cited from Dixie Hart, by Will N. Harben
  • Full, clear, and quivering, it seemed suddenly to still everything else into silence. Cited from Crittenden, by John Fox, Jr.
  • One of his eyes quivered, and he looked at me as if he were going to speak. Cited from Patience Wins, by George Manville Fenn
  • So we waited a few feet away until the last quiver of his sides had passed. Cited from In Africa, by John T. McCutcheon
  • The face quivered ever so slightly, and the blue eyes half opened. Cited from The Hand in the Dark, by Arthur J. Rees
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Meaning of quiver

  • noun Case for holding arrows
  • verb Shake with fast, tremulous movements
    His nostrils palpitated