from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. In a shivering manner.
  • adj. In a frightened manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a shivering manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • With or as with shivering or slight shaking.


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  • It was half written last night, after my return home, and the rest has got itself 'shiveringly' done this morning since breakfast.

    Selections from the Letters of Geraldine Endsor Jewsbury to Jane Welsh Carlyle

  • Tarwater, shiveringly awake, heard Liverpool order Crayton aft beside him at the steering-sweep, and also heard the one-sided conversation.


  • But if the original Nightmare, from 1984, was so shiveringly memorable, why do it again?

    Freddy Krueger returns in 'reinvention' on Elm Street

  • The warder, who observed him from time to time through the spy-hole, saw that he had shiveringly hunched up his shoulders and that his lips were moving.


  • The coldness quickly stung my fingers as I shiveringly held my camera.

    Archive 2009-12-01

  • I told my students the story of Claus Von Bulow, which was made into a wonderful, shiveringly creepy film called Reversal of Fortune - one student had seen it and remembered it starred Glenn Close as Sunny Von Bulow who recently died after so many years in a coma, I believe and Jeremy Irons as the mysterious Claus.

    Can I Trust You?

  • Because no matter how horribly, shiveringly, shakily ill I actually am, I never sound quite ill enough.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • The original “Smile” had some shiveringly beautiful passages, but a lot of the album, judging from bootlegs and official releases, would have been oddly hermetic, the musical equivalent of navel gazing — navel gazing of a high order, but still.

    July 2006

  • As much of a drag it is to be shiveringly cold, at least I can put layers on and get past it and into a nice toasty house.

    dulligirl Diary Entry

  • And Grinstein shiveringly called such a potential strike a "murder-suicide" of the Atlanta-based airline and its employees' jobs.

    Grinstein Praises 'Everyone' As Delta Pilots OK Deal


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