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  • n. Plural form of shiver.


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  • After three years on Earth the thought of entering back into the Hive sent shivers from the tips of her antennae out to the spines of her wings.

    C7: Chapter Four – Lost on Earth « Write Anything

  • When Joe and Charley weren't throwing fits they were making believe, and in the darkness the shivers from the cold which I couldn't see seemed like fits, too.

    Told in the Drooling Ward

  • Twice did the heavy claymore of Wallace strike fire from the steely helmet of the monarch; but at the third stroke the glittering diadem fell in shivers to the ground, and the royal blood of Edward followed the blow.

    The Scottish Chiefs

  • Anyone with psychic abilities dealt with their share of what Megan called the shivers.

    Personal Demons

  • The way he said her name sent shivers up her spine, reminding her of Italian lessons and the romantic sound of the overture to La Bohème she used to play over and over after Giovanni left and went back to Italy.

    That’s Amore

  • But the treacherous sword shivers, and in mid stroke deserts its eager lord.

    The Aeneid of Virgil

  • He added that "glycogen-associated myopathy is not the cause of most cases of the common postural and movement disorder known as shivers in draft horse and many other breeds." News

  • The sight sent 'shivers' down his spine, yet he was pulled forward as if hypnotised.

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • He blogs that he gets "shivers" at the brilliance of such insights, which he'll happily share during private, $7,500 "Master Mind" ride-alongs in his Rolls-Royce.

    If I Don't See It, It's Not There

  • But even in this bright September day, with the mercury among the eighties, I get chilled through and through, and shake with the "shivers" when I imagine myself once more among the hard frosts of New Hampshire.

    Donahoe's Magazine, Volume 15, No. 2, February 1886


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