1. quivering

noun. ['ˈkwɪvɝɪŋ'] a shaky motion.


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


  • boo
  • moving
  • nonmoving
  • stability

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Rhymes with Quivering

  • delivering
  • shivering

Sentences with quivering

1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Gliding leg exercises, however, might distract you from your quivering core and upper body.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Ventricular fibrillation is a quivering in the lower chambers of the heart.

Quotes about quivering

1. Dustfinger still clearly remembered the feeling of being in love for the first time. How vulnerable his heart had suddenly been! Such a trembling, quivering thing, happy and miserably unhappy at once.
- Cornelia Funke, Inkheart

2. The truth is always an abyss. One must — as in a swimming pool — dare to dive from the quivering springboard of trivial everyday experience and sink into the depths, in order to later rise again — laughing and fighting for breath — to the now doubly illuminated surface of things.
- Franz Kafka

3. Doesn't our knowledge of death make life more precious?'What good is a preciousness based on fear and anxiety? It's an anxious quivering thing
- Don DeLillo, White Noise

2. quivering

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


  • movement
  • motion
  • vibration
  • motility
  • tremor
  • shudder
  • move


  • stand still
  • closing
  • opening
  • retreat