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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Quiv·er, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Quivered p. pr. & vb. n. Quivering.]  To shake or move with slight and tremulous motion; to tremble; to quake; to shudder; to shiver.
    The green leaves quiver with the cooling wind.   --Shak.
    And left the limbs still quivering on the ground.   --Addison.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 quivering
      adj : vibrating slightly and irregularly; as e.g. with fear or
            cold or like the leaves of an aspen in a breeze; "a
            quaking bog"; "the quaking child asked for more";
            "quivering leaves of a poplar tree"; "with shaking
            knees"; "seemed shaky on her feet"; "sparkling light
            from the shivering crystals of the chandelier";
            "trembling hands" [syn: quaking, shaking, shaky,
            shivering, trembling]
      n 1: a shaky motion; "the shaking of his fingers as he lit his
           pipe" [syn: shaking, shakiness, trembling, quiver,
            vibration, palpitation]
      2: the act of vibrating [syn: vibration, quiver]