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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)

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.
Translations of “quiver”
in Arabic يَرْتَجِف…
in Korean 흔들리다, 떨리다…
in Malaysian bergetar…
in French frémir…
in Turkish titremek, ürpermek…
in Italian tremolare…
in Chinese (Traditional) (常指因激動而)顫抖,發抖…
in Russian дрожать, трястись…
in Polish drżeć…
in Vietnamese rung…
in Spanish estremecer(se)…
in Portuguese estremecer…
in Thai สั่นเบา ๆ…
in German zittern…
in Catalan tremolar, estremir-se…
in Japanese 小さく震える…
in Indonesian bergetar…
in Chinese (Simplified) (常指因激动而)颤抖,发抖…
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