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quiver

noun

1 quiver

An almost pleasurable sensation of fright.

synonyms: chill, frisson, shiver, shudder, thrill, tingle.

Roget 636: stock, fund, mine, vein, lode, quarry; spring; fount, fountain; well, wellspring; milch cow.    stock in trade, supply; ... show more

Roget 191: receptacle; inclosure etc. 232; recipient, receiver, reservatory.    compartment; cell, cellule; follicle; hole, corner, niche, ... show more

Roget 821: feeling; suffering etc. v.; endurance, tolerance, sufferance, supportance, experience, response; sympathy etc. (love) 897; ... show more

Polish: mrowie, mrowienie



2 quiver

A shaky motion.

synonyms: palpitation, quivering, shakiness, shaking, trembling, vibration.

Roget 315: agitation, stir, tremor, shake, ripple, jog, jolt, jar, jerk, shock, succussion, trepidation, quiver, quaver, ... show more

Dutch: beving, trilling, vibratie

3 quiver

Case for holding arrows.

Dutch: koker, pijlkoker
Polish: kołczan

4 quiver

The act of vibrating.

synonyms: quivering, vibration.

Dutch: trilling
Polish: wibracja

verb

1 quiver

Shake with fast, tremulous movements.

synonyms: palpitate, quake.

Roget 383: be cold etc. adj.; shiver, starve, quake, shake, tremble, shudder, didder, quiver; freeze, freeze to death, perish with cold.    ... show more

Roget 860: fear, stand in awe of; be afraid etc. adj.; have qualms etc. n.; apprehend, sit upon thorns, eye askance; distrust etc. (disbelieve) ... show more

Roget 821: feel; receive an impression etc. n.; be impressed with etc. adj.; entertain feeling, harbor feeling, cherish feeling etc. n.. respond; ... show more

Dutch: lillen

2 quiver

Move back and forth very rapidly.

synonyms: flicker, flitter, flutter, waver.

Roget 315: be agitated &c.; shake; tremble, tremble like an aspen leaf; quiver, quaver, quake, shiver, twitter, twire, writhe, toss, shuffle, ... show more

Dutch: flakkeren

3 quiver

Move with or as if with a regular alternating motion.

synonyms: beat, pulsate.

Roget 314: oscillate; vibrate, librate; alternate, undulate, wave; rock, swing; pulsate, beat; wag, waggle; nod, bob, ... show more


Moby thesaurus: Bebung, all-overs, bale, bang, be cold, beat, beating, bicker, bindle, bob, bobble, bolt, boot, bounce, bouquet, budget, bump, bundle, charge, chatter ... show more.

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