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shiververb [I]

uk   /ˈʃɪv.ər/ us   /ˈʃɪv.ɚ/
B2 When people or animals shiver, they shake slightly because they feel cold, ill, or frightened: The poor dog - it's shivering! He shivered with cold in his thin cotton shirt.

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shivernoun [C]

uk   /ˈʃɪv.ər/ us   /ˈʃɪv.ɚ/
the act of shaking slightly because you are frightened, cold, or ill: I felt/gave a shiver as I looked out at the dark expanse of sea.
the shivers [plural]
a condition in which you shiver because you are ill: She's aching and she has the shivers, so I've sent her to bed.
informal a feeling of being frightened of someone or something: I don't like him - he gives me the shivers.
(Definition of shiver from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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shiververb [I]

us   /ˈʃɪv·ər/
(esp. of a person or animal) to shake slightly and quickly because of feeling cold, ill, or frightened: Your creepy look makes me shiver. Robbins shivered in the chill air.
shiver
noun [C] us   /ˈʃɪv·ər/
"The temperature is down to 12 degrees," she said with a shiver.
(Definition of shiver from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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