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Princeton's WordNet

  1. chill, shivering(adj)

    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, trembling(adj)

    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. shivering(a.)

    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. 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.

  3. 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.

  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. 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.

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