Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A sliver; a strip.
- n. A tremulous shaking or quivering, as with a chill or fear.
- n. In ceramics, the flaking off of parts of the ware, caused by the unequal contraction of body and glaze. Compare crazing, 2.
- n. A horsemen's term for chorea or St. Vitus's dance affecting the muscles of the hip and thigh of the horse.
- adj. vibrating slightly and irregularly; as e.g. with fear or cold or like the leaves of an aspen in a breeze
- n. a sensation of cold that often marks the start of an infection and the development of a fever
“I remarked, still shivering from the false alarm, and all those imaginary golden bulls.”
“Glad to know I had you squeling and, also, shivering from the insect things.”
“My body, which was shivering from the cold 30 degree air, became rock solid as I peered through the optics.”
“Afterward they moved into the sun, shivering from the unfamiliar cold, despite very little sweat slicking their bodies.”
“Bonnie was shivering from the cold as she waited outside the Forbes house for any sign of movement.”
“When I began shivering from the cold, I said "I don't know how to go back in there and face them.”
“The Swiss Can't Miss has handled his lounge-act standing with ease, and all but reveled in the Agassi love-in, telling tales of how he watched Andre's night moves from under the covers of his hotel bed, shivering from the nerves.”
“But me, I'm still shivering from the thought of it.”
“I felt the magic of the call shivering through me.”
“Dark Iacchus pipes the kine shivering from the whin,”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘shivering’.
A list for terms and phrases that I haven't (yet) entered into themed lists, including my series of various 151-word Random Palavery lists. Constructions that catch my eye, ring in my ears, tease m...
Reading the novel The Da Vinci Code and getting known with some unfamiliar words. That's it.
Looking for tweets for shivering.