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1. quiver

verb. ['ˈkwɪvɝ'] shake with fast, tremulous movements.

Synonyms

  • tremble
  • palpitate

Antonyms

  • ride
  • follow
  • fall

Etymology

  • cwiver (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • quiver (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • quiveir (Anglo-Norman)
  • quiveren (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Quiver

  • downriver
  • upriver
  • mcivor
  • mciver
  • deliver
  • sliver
  • shiver
  • river
  • liver
  • giver
  • ivar

How do you pronounce quiver?

Pronounce quiver as kˈwɪvər.

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Sentences with quiver


1. Noun, singular or mass
Glue faux brown leather to the outside of a potato chip can so that it resembles a quiver.

2. Verb, base form
Typically, he keeps his back to the area and his tail may quiver while he releases urine.

3. Adverb
Slowly raise your bottom and do eight to 12 reps, or until your thighs quiver with fatigue.

Quotes about quiver


1. Beauty is terror. Whatever we call beautiful, we quiver before it.
- Donna Tartt, The Secret History

2. love one another, but make not a bond of love: let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls. fill each other's cup but drink not from one cup. give one another of your bread but eat not from the same loaf sing and dance together and be joyous, but let each one of you be alone, even as the strings of a lute are alone though they quiver with the same music.
- Kahlil Gibran, Prophet Hb

2. quiver

noun. ['ˈkwɪvɝ'] an almost pleasurable sensation of fright.

Synonyms

  • frisson
  • tingle
  • shiver
  • thrill
  • fright
  • shudder
  • fear
  • fearfulness

Antonyms

  • disrespect
  • courage
  • gutsiness
  • boldness

Etymology

  • cwiver (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • quiver (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • quiveir (Anglo-Norman)
  • quiveren (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. quiver

verb. ['ˈkwɪvɝ'] move back and forth very rapidly.

Synonyms

  • flitter
  • waver
  • flutter
  • move back and forth

Antonyms

  • nonmoving
  • stability
  • stableness
  • steady

Etymology

  • cwiver (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • quiver (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • quiveir (Anglo-Norman)
  • quiveren (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. quiver

noun. ['ˈkwɪvɝ'] a shaky motion.

Synonyms

  • tremolo
  • vibration
  • motion
  • shakiness
  • palpitation
  • tremor
  • trembling
  • quivering

Antonyms

  • closing
  • opening
  • retreat
  • boo

Etymology

  • cwiver (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • quiver (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • quiveir (Anglo-Norman)
  • quiveren (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. quiver

noun. ['ˈkwɪvɝ'] the act of vibrating.

Synonyms

  • motion
  • vibration
  • motility
  • tremor
  • shudder
  • move
  • quivering

Antonyms

  • heat
  • hotness
  • depress
  • afraid

Etymology

  • cwiver (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • quiver (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • quiveir (Anglo-Norman)
  • quiveren (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. quiver

noun. ['ˈkwɪvɝ'] case for holding arrows.

Antonyms

  • disesteem

Etymology

  • cwiver (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • quiver (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • quiveir (Anglo-Norman)
  • quiveren (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. quiver

verb. ['ˈkwɪvɝ'] move with or as if with a regular alternating motion.

Synonyms

  • pulsate
  • pulse
  • throb
  • move

Antonyms

  • immobility
  • immotility
  • descend
  • linger

Etymology

  • cwiver (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • quiver (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • quiveir (Anglo-Norman)
  • quiveren (Middle English (1100-1500))
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