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Definition 1: the act of vibrating - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for quivering in the sense of this definition

(quivering is a kind of ...) a change of position that does not entail a change of location

"the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise" "movement is a sign of life" "an impatient move of his hand" "gastrointestinal motility"

(... is a kind of quivering ) an involuntary vibration (as if from illness or fear)

Definition 2: a shaky motion - [noun denoting state]

Samples where quivering or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe

Synonyms for quivering in the sense of this definition

(quivering is a kind of ...) a state of change

"they were in a state of steady motion"

(... is a kind of quivering ) (music) a tremulous effect produced by rapid repetition of a single tone or rapid alternation of two tones

(... is a kind of quivering ) shaking or trembling (usually resulting from weakness or stress or disease)

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