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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

n. - The act of vibrating; A shaky motion.

Usage examples (34)
  • A strange beautiful excitement seemed to stream from the house in quivering ripples.
  • She realized that her every nerve was quivering from the strain, and she thought it impossible ever to regain her youth.
  • Hannah demanded, her sword quivering in its eagerness to strike.
  • I distinctly recall the quivering of the full glasses of jelly on tapering disks that formed attractive table ornaments. for more
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