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Princeton's WordNet

  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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. shiveringadjective

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "shivering":

    shaking, trembling, throbbing

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#10793chill
#13815shaking
#14709thrill
#27144trembling
#30673shaky
#34810throbbing
#35818pall
#37290shudder
#37328precarious
#37899shiver
#43658quiver
#44082shivering
#45943tingle
#50319wobbly
#81924rickety
#87233wonky
#163733frisson

How to use shivering in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Fred Frazier:

    To see a little girl running alone by herself, that’s when he got very concerned, and she was shivering and cold. she stays right where she was told to stay.

  4. Scott C. Holstad:

    bonds are formed, death with the dead, those with no hope, the despair written in their eyes selling bit & pieces of shit called food for an extra sheet to put over their shivering bodies

  5. Galina Baryshnikova:

    Her legs were moving, she had convulsions, her whole body was shaking, i put socks on her, then a robe, then a blanket, but she was shivering to such an extent, I ca n’t even describe it.


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