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Meaning of quiver

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: an almost pleasurable sensation of fright; "a frisson of
           surprise shot through him" [syn: {frisson}, {shiver},
           {chill}, {quiver}, {shudder}, {thrill}, {tingle}]
      2: a shaky motion; "the shaking of his fingers as he lit his
         pipe" [syn: {shaking}, {shakiness}, {trembling}, {quiver},
         {quivering}, {vibration}, {palpitation}]
      3: case for holding arrows
      4: the act of vibrating [syn: {vibration}, {quiver},
      v 1: shake with fast, tremulous movements; "His nostrils
           palpitated" [syn: {quiver}, {quake}, {palpitate}]
      2: move back and forth very rapidly; "the candle flickered"
         [syn: {flicker}, {waver}, {flitter}, {flutter}, {quiver}]
      3: move with or as if with a regular alternating motion; "the
         city pulsated with music and excitement" [syn: {pulsate},
         {beat}, {quiver}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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