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.
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,
n 1: a shaky motion; "the shaking of his fingers as he lit his
pipe" [syn: shaking, shakiness, trembling, quiver,
2: the act of vibrating [syn: vibration, quiver]