Part of speech: verb

To break suddenly into fragments; shatter.

Part of speech: noun

A splinter; sliver.

Part of speech: verb

To tremble, as with cold or fear; shake; quiver.

Part of speech: noun

A shivering or quivering from any cause.

Part of speech: adjective


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Usage examples "shiver":

  1. They wanted time to stretch themselves and to shiver a little. - "An Outcast of the Islands", Joseph Conrad.
  2. That I sigh and shiver proves that I have not yet lost myself, that I am still my own. - "The Ego and His Own", Max Stirner.
  3. Whether brave or not, Mrs. Winslow seemed all of a shiver when she had entered the room where Mrs. Deck's first husband had died. - "The Spiritualists and the Detectives", Allan Pinkerton.