Textual thesaurus for "quiver"

(noun) vibration, quivering

the act of vibrating

(noun) chill, frisson, tingle, thrill, shiver, shudder

an almost pleasurable sensation of fright

a frisson of surprise shot through him

(noun) palpitation, trembling, quivering, shakiness, shaking, vibration

a shaky motion

the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe

(verb) waver, flitter, flutter, flicker

move back and forth very rapidly

the candle flickered

(verb) pulsate, beat

move with or as if with a regular alternating motion

the city pulsated with music and excitement

(verb) quake, palpitate

shake with fast, tremulous movements

His nostrils palpitated