HyperDic: quiver

English > 7 senses of the word quiver:
VERBmotionquiver, quake, palpitateshake with fast, tremulous movements
motionquiver, flicker, waver, flitter, fluttermove back and forth very rapidly
motionquiver, pulsate, beatmove with or as if with a regular alternating motion
NOUNfeelingquiver, frisson, shiver, chill, shudder, thrill, tinglean almost pleasurable sensation of fright
statequiver, shaking, shakiness, trembling, quivering, vibration, palpitationa shaky motion
artifactquivercase for holding arrows
actquiver, vibration, quiveringthe act of vibrating
quiver > pronunciation
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English > quiver: 7 senses > noun 1, feeling
MeaningAn almost pleasurable sensation of fright.
Synonymsfrisson, shiver, chill, shudder, thrill, tingle
Broaderfear, fearfulness, frightAn emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight)
Spanishemoción, escalofrío, espeluzno, estremecimiento, hormigueo, tiritón
Catalancalfred, encruiximent, esgarrifament, estremiment
English > quiver: 7 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningA shaky motion.
Synonymsshaking, shakiness, trembling, quivering, vibration, palpitation
Narrowertremolo(music) a tremulous effect produced by rapid repetition of a single tone or rapid alternation of two tones
tremorshaking or trembling (usually resulting from weakness or stress or disease)
BroadermotionA state of change
Spanishcimbreo, palpitación, temblor, trepidación, vibración
Catalanestremiment, tremolor, vibració
Verbsquivershake with fast, tremulous movements
English > quiver: 7 senses > noun 3, artifact
Meaningcase for holding arrows.
BroadercaseA portable container for carrying several objects
Spanishaljaba, carcaj
Catalanaljava, buirac, carcaix
English > quiver: 7 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningThe act of vibrating.
Synonymsvibration, quivering
Narrowertremor, shudderAn involuntary vibration (as if from illness or fear)
Broadermotion, movement, move, motilityA change of position that does not entail a change of location
Spanishtemblor, vibración
Catalantremolor, vibració
Verbsquivershake with fast, tremulous movements
English > quiver: 7 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningshake with fast, tremulous movements.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Synonymsquake, palpitate
BroadertrembleMove or jerk quickly and involuntarily up and down or sideways
Catalanestremir-se, trémer, tremolar, trepidar, vibrar
Nounsquiverthe act of vibrating
quiver, quiveringa shaky motion
English > quiver: 7 senses > verb 2, motion
Meaningmove back and forth very rapidly.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP
ModelThe crowds quiver in the streets; The streets quiver with crowds
Synonymsflicker, waver, flitter, flutter
Broadermove back and forthMove in one direction and then into the opposite direction
Spanishaletear, estremecerse, ondear, oscilar, parpadear, revolotear, temblar, vacilar, vibrar
Catalanestremir-se, onejar, oscil·lar, trémer, tremolar, vacil·lar, vibrar
English > quiver: 7 senses > verb 3, motion
MeaningMove with or as if with a regular alternating motion.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymspulsate, beat
BroadermoveMove so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
Similar topulsate, throb, pulseExpand and contract rhythmically

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