shivering


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a sensation of cold that often marks the start of an infection and the development of a fever

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vibrating slightly and irregularly

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On the way home, however, the shivering was apt to come on him again; and so he would have to stop once or twice to warm up against the cruel cold.
The stronger among the girls ran about and engaged in active games, but sundry pale and thin ones herded together for shelter and warmth in the verandah; and amongst these, as the dense mist penetrated to their shivering frames, I heard frequently the sound of a hollow cough.
At that very moment such a loud sound of wailing broke out from the servants' quarters that she clutched the young man's arm, and Mary stood shivering from head to foot.
It's late," she said, shivering under the first sensation that reached her of the rising breeze.
He then conveyed him and his sister into the veriest old well of a shivering best-parlour that ever was seen, where the maps upon the wall, and the celestial and terrestrial globes in the windows, were waxy with cold.
Presently they awoke from the stupor which already was beginning to overcome them, and crept out, shivering with cold and wrapped from head to foot in blankets.
Under cover of this I pushed on, wet and shivering now, towards my own house.
Notwithstanding the little iron stove, the ink froze on the swing- table in the cabin, and I found it more convenient to go ashore stumbling over the arctic waste-land and shivering in glazed tramcars in order to write my evening letter to my owners in a gorgeous cafe in the centre of the town.
He said it again in the evening and again, shivering in his nightshirt, before he got into bed.
The tribe shivering from the cold rain, huddled at the bases of great trees.
Mukhorty still stood with his back to the wind, shivering all over.
Beyond shivering with fright and yelling when he was hit, Lop-Ear did nothing.
She will wait and wait, mother, for she always keeps her word, and I told her to hold on till I came," explained Mac, with visions of a shivering little figure watching on the windy hill-top.
Malaria still festered in me and put me on my back in shivering delirium at the most unexpected moments, compelling me to cancel a double lecture tour which had been arranged.
He shook his head that he did not understand the speech Ivan put at him, and made that he was very weary and sick, and wished only to sit down and rest, pointing the while to his stomach in sign of his sickness, and shivering fiercely.