Synonyms of shivering


1. chill, shivering, symptom

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


1. shudder, shiver, throb, thrill, tremble

usage: tremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement

2. shiver, shudder, move involuntarily, move reflexively

usage: shake, as from cold; "The children are shivering--turn on the heat!"


1. shaky, shivering, trembling, unsteady (vs. steady)

usage: 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"

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