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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Quiver  \Quiv"er\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Quivered};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Quivering}.]  [Cf.  {Quaver}.] 
  To  shake  or  move  with  slight  and  tremulous  motion;  to 
  tremble;  to  quake;  to  shudder;  to  shiver. 
  The  green  leaves  quiver  with  the  cooling  wind.  --Shak. 
  And  left  the  limbs  still  quivering  on  the  ground. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  :  vibrating  slightly  and  irregularly;  as  e.g.  with  fear  or 
  cold  or  like  the  leaves  of  an  aspen  in  a  breeze;  "a 
  quaking  bog";  "the  quaking  child  asked  for  more"; 
  "quivering  leaves  of  a  poplar  tree";  "with  shaking 
  knees";  "seemed  shaky  on  her  feet";  "sparkling  light 
  from  the  shivering  crystals  of  the  chandelier"; 
  "trembling  hands"  [syn:  {quaking},  {shaking},  {shaky}, 
  {shivering},  {trembling}] 
  n  1:  a  shaky  motion;  "the  shaking  of  his  fingers  as  he  lit  his 
  pipe"  [syn:  {shaking},  {shakiness},  {tremor},  {trembling}, 
  {quiver},  {vibration},  {palpitation}] 
  2:  the  act  of  vibrating  [syn:  {vibration},  {quiver}] 

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