Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. While quivering, or as if quivering

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. With quivering motion.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a quivering manner; with quivering.

Etymologies

quivering +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • He projected himself too quiveringly into his environment.

    THE TERRIBLE SOLOMONS

  • Ms. Arianda is quite a bit more hard-edged than Holliday—her Noo Yawk accent could shatter bulletproof glass at a thousand yards—but also quiveringly vulnerable and full of an unselfconscious delight in her own self-evident appeal.

    The Blacker Shade of Blue

  • Here in visceral HD was an example of TV sport's ability both to bring people together – forging such cross-cultural treasures as the Sri Lankan Russell Arnold picking up the phrase "he's a goner!" from our own dear David Lloyd – and also to fuel the most quiveringly overwrought nationalistic display.

    India's future is so bright they gotta wear shades | Barney Ronay

  • They may not bein the forms of castles and cathedrals, they may not fluoresce, but they will, I promise, be quiveringly delicious.

    Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's jelly recipes

  • He dips his head and gives me the look that says, how can you resist someone as quiveringly self-aware, as attuned to the mechanisms of his own irresistibility, as I, Russell Brand, am?

    Russell Brand: This charming man

  • Glancing down at herself, at the full pale slopes of her breasts from which her nipples thrust, now quiveringly erect, feeling the heated tightening in the pit of her stomach that was becoming almost familiar to her now, she knew that there was no mistaking the desire he had roused her to, and that he recognized it as well as she did.

    Shameless

  • He was eighty-nine and wheelchairbound; she was twenty-six and quiveringly mobile.

    The Coming Death Shortage

  • It was the most quiveringly sensual thing she'd ever done.

    Forbidden Enchantment

  • But in the seafood column, there is a wonderful corner shop offering quiveringly fresh rice-flour cakes studded with such varied ingredients as octopus or chalky fish roe.

    The Raw Truth

  • Mrs. Swancourt laughed, and Elfride laughed, and Knight laughed, in the midst of which pleasantness a man shouted to them from some position between their heads and the sky, and they found they were close to the Juliet, into which they quiveringly ascended.

    A Pair of Blue Eyes

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