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  1. chill, shiveringadjective

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

    Synonyms:
    shudder, tingle, chill, iciness, shiver, quiver, thrill, gelidity, pall, frisson

    Antonyms:
    steady

  2. shaky, shivering, tremblingadjective

    vibrating slightly and irregularly; as e.g. with fear or cold or like the leaves of an aspen in a breeze

    "a quaking bog"; "the quaking child asked for more"; "quivering leaves of a poplar tree"; "with shaking knees"; "seemed shaky on her feet"; "sparkling light from the shivering crystals of the chandelier"; "trembling hands"

    Synonyms:
    wonky, shaky, precarious, wobbly, rickety, trembling

    Antonyms:
    steady

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  1. shiveringadjective

    Synonyms:
    friable, brittle, frangible, BRASH, easily shivered, not compact

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "shivering":

    shaking, trembling, throbbing

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#13815shaking
#14709thrill
#27144trembling
#30673shaky
#34810throbbing
#35818pall
#37290shudder
#37328precarious
#37899shiver
#43658quiver
#44082shivering
#45943tingle
#50319wobbly
#81924rickety
#87233wonky
#163733frisson

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  1. Sterling Candland:

    She was shivering then, and it was 60 degrees that day, she's not going to make it much longer, we didn't think. But once she got into placement, and she was able to actually get healthy meals and rehydration, she bounced back.

  2. Adrian Vella:

    In humans, brown adipose tissue likely explains about 1% or 2% of energy expenditure in cold situations, and shivering explains far more, so it's an exaggeration, between 1996 and 2009, I believe the environment has changed.

  3. Sydney Smith:

    To do anything in this world worth doing, we must not stand back shivering and thinking of the cold and danger, but jump in, and scramble through as well as we can.

  4. Megan Kingston:

    It was one day a couple of weeks ago. I started shivering. So, I checked, and my temperature was normal, i go to bed early and the next morning, I woke up with a 102-degree fever. I went to my respiratory clinic and was swabbed for COVID and had a chest X-ray, which showed I had double pneumonia. They started me on antibiotics and sent me home. They called me back two days later for the swab results. I had tested positive for COVID. I ended up in the hospital that night.

  5. Mike Tipton:

    If your blood sugar falls too far, you'll lose your shivering ability and your perception of cold, you'll tend to think you're warmer than you are.


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