Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Marked by quivering.

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  • adjective In a state of excitement, trepidation or agitation; quivering.

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Examples

  • A Vesuvius of spittle and sweat, with lips aquiver and eyes bugged-out, Fleck's devo-esque performance provides him with a sweat-lodge purge and us with a fascinating look at faulty-idol worship that pre-dates, by a couple of decades, Michael Jackson.

    James Scarborough: Mad Women, The Skylight Theatre, Los Feliz

  • A Vesuvius of spittle and sweat, with lips aquiver and eyes bugged-out, Fleck's devo-esque performance provides him with a sweat-lodge purge and us with a fascinating look at faulty-idol worship that pre-dates, by a couple of decades, Michael Jackson.

    James Scarborough: Mad Women, The Skylight Theatre, Los Feliz

  • A Vesuvius of spittle and sweat, with lips aquiver and eyes bugged-out, Fleck's devo-esque performance provides him with a sweat-lodge purge and us with a fascinating look at faulty-idol worship that pre-dates, by a couple of decades, Michael Jackson.

    James Scarborough: Mad Women, The Skylight Theatre, Los Feliz

  • He was aquiver with the idea that he had glimpsed an animating force—“the secret of life.”

    SuperCooperators

  • When I finally managed to scramble down, my legs were all aquiver, and my palms were studded with splinters.

    The Dark Side of Innocence

  • A Vesuvius of spittle and sweat, with lips aquiver and eyes bugged-out, Fleck's devo-esque performance provides him with a sweat-lodge purge and us with a fascinating look at faulty-idol worship that pre-dates, by a couple of decades, Michael Jackson.

    James Scarborough: Mad Women, The Skylight Theatre, Los Feliz

  • When I finally managed to scramble down, my legs were all aquiver, and my palms were studded with splinters.

    The Dark Side of Innocence

  • How often do we get butterflies and feel aquiver with expectation and fear?

    Kook

  • Mason, his massive features apoplectic in hue, and his vast bulk aquiver with righteous indignation, raised a shrill voice to address them.

    "Power" by Harl Vincent, part 7

  • Is it "the little hairs on the back of my neck go all aquiver?"

    THOUGHTS ABOUT JUDGING POETRY (#6)

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