HyperDic: shiver

English > 4 senses of the word shiver:
VERBmotionshiver, shudder, throb, thrilltremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement / excitement
bodyshiver, shuddershake, as from cold / cold
NOUNactshiver, tremble, shakea reflex motion caused by cold or fear or excitement / excitement
feelingshiver, frisson, chill, quiver, shudder, thrill, tinglean almost pleasurable sensation of fright
shiver > pronunciation
Soundsshih'ver
Rhymesachiever ... woodcarver: 114 rhymes with ver...
English > shiver: 4 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA reflex motion caused by cold or fear or excitement / excitement.
Synonymstremble, shake
Broaderreflex, reflex response, reflex action, instinctive reflex, innate reflex, inborn reflex, unconditioned reflex, physiological reactionAn automatic instinctive unlearned reaction to a stimulus
Spanishestremecimiento, temblor, tremor, vibración
Catalanestremiment, tremolor
Adjectivesshiverycold enough to cause shivers
Verbsshivershake, as from cold / cold
English > shiver: 4 senses > noun 2, feeling
MeaningAn almost pleasurable sensation of fright.
Synonymsfrisson, chill, quiver, 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
Adjectivesshiveryprovoking fear terror
Verbsshivertremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement / excitement
English > shiver: 4 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningtremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement / excitement.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Synonymsshudder, throb, thrill
BroadertrembleMove or jerk quickly and involuntarily up and down or sideways
Spanishestremecerse, estremecer, latir, palpitar, temblar, tiritar, vibrar
Catalanbategar, tremolar, vibrar
Nounsshiveran almost pleasurable sensation of fright
English > shiver: 4 senses > verb 2, body
Meaningshake, as from cold / cold.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Example"The children are shivering--turn on the heat!"
Synonymshudder
Broadermove involuntarily, move reflexivelyMove in an uncontrolled manner
Spanishestremecerse, estremecer, temblar, tiritar
Catalanestremir-se, tremolar
Nounsshivera reflex motion caused by cold or fear or excitement / excitement
shiveringa sensation of cold that often marks the start of an infection and the development of a fever

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