1. shiver

verb. ['ˈʃɪvɝ'] tremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement.


  • tremble
  • throb
  • shudder


  • boldness
  • nervelessness
  • braveness
  • pluck

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Rhymes with Shiver

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

Sentences with shiver

1. Verb, base form
Puppies are unable to shiver and rely on their mother to provide for all of their needs.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Dogs typically have a shiver response to cold, which helps to keep their bodies warm through movement.

Quotes about shiver

1. I shiver, thinking how easy it is to be totally wrong about people-to see one tiny part of them and confuse it for the whole, to see the cause and think it's the effect or vice versa
- Lauren Oliver, Before I Fall

2. Even if the open windows of science at first make us shiver after the cozy indoor warmth of traditional humanizing myths, in the end the fresh air brings vigor, and the great spaces have a splendor of their own.
- Bertrand Russell, What I Believe

3. Here, also, the future was cried aloud by the wind through the rocks, so that all those who heard would shiver, and then the liquid spring song of the thrush would make all the beauty of moonlight and sunlight blend together, making it true, so true, that happiness must come again
- Elyne Mitchell, Moon Filly

2. shiver

verb. ['ˈʃɪvɝ'] shake, as from cold.


  • shudder
  • move reflexively


  • disesteem
  • disrespect
  • courage

3. shiver

noun. ['ˈʃɪvɝ'] a reflex motion caused by cold or fear or excitement.


  • reflex action
  • instinctive reflex
  • unconditioned reflex
  • innate reflex
  • physiological reaction
  • reflex
  • tremble
  • shake
  • reflex response


  • depress
  • stand still
  • strengthen
  • elate

4. shiver

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


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


  • heat
  • hotness
  • motionlessness
  • afraid