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English definition of “quiver”

quiver

verb [I] uk   /ˈkwɪv.ər/ us    //
to shake slightly, often because of strong emotion: Lennie's bottom lip quivered and tears started in his eyes.

quiver

noun [C] uk   /ˈkwɪv.ər/ us    //

quiver noun [C] (CONTAINER)

a long, thin container for carrying arrows

quiver noun [C] (SHAKE)

a slight shake, often because of strong emotion: The opening bars of the music sent a quiver of excitement through the crowd.
(Definition of quiver from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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