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Synonyms for shiver

the shivers


Synonyms for shiver

to move to and fro in short, jerky movements

a nervous shaking of the body

a state of nervous restlessness or agitation

to crack or split into two or more fragments by means of or as a result of force, a blow, or strain

Synonyms for shiver

an almost pleasurable sensation of fright

tremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement

Related Words

shake, as from cold

References in classic literature ?
We had to eat two meals, though," said Felicity with a shiver.
Presently when Tom was describing another mangy, rough deck passenger, he give that shiver again and says:
It made me shiver, because I ain't as brave as some people, but if I showed the white feather--well, I knowed better than do that.
So," said he, "here's Jim Hawkins, shiver my timbers
By turns I shiver and flush with heat, and Thedora is greatly disturbed about me.
In the silence of the night, How we shiver with affright At the melancholy meaning of their tone
Midshipman Easy', and we felt a fine physical shiver in the darkling moods of 'Snarle-yow the Dog-Fiend.
The train attendant, who was a nervous man, began to shiver again and imagine unmentionable things.
Although Vasili Andreevich felt quite warm in his two fur coats, especially after struggling in the snow-drift, a cold shiver ran down his back on realizing that he must really spend the night where they were.
This made him more evil-looking than ever, and when he glared viciously at me I remembered with a shiver the close shave I had had with him at the time of his previous arrest.
and with a long shiver Rose burst out crying, while her teeth chattered, and her poor little nose was so blue, it made one's heart ache to see it.
But never did he forget to shiver, nor to stumble where the footing was rough, nor to cry aloud at the bite of the lash.
I positively shiver when I hear the undertaker say at a funeral, `All who wish to see the remains please step this way.
I then reflected, and the thought made me shiver, that the creature whom I had left in my apartment might still be there, alive and walking about.
The tide was on the turn, and the horrid sand began to shiver.