quiver ( quivers plural & 3rd person present) ( quivering present participle) ( quivered past tense & past participle )
1 verb If something quivers, it shakes with very small movements.
Her bottom lip quivered and big tears rolled down her cheeks. V
2 verb If you say that someone or their voice is quiveringwith an emotion such as rage or excitement, you mean that they are strongly affected by this emotion and show it in their appearance or voice.
Cooper arrived, quivering with rage... V with n
Quiver is also a noun., n-count usu N of n
I felt a quiver of panic.
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