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shiver

 [shiv´er]
1. a slight tremor.
2. to tremble slightly, as from cold.

shiv·er

(shiv'ĕr),
1. To shake or tremble, especially from cold.
2. A tremor; a slight chill.

shiver

(shĭv′ĕr) [ME. chiveren]
1. Involuntary increased muscle activity in response to fear, onset of fever, or exposure to cold. The activity leads to increased heat production.
2. To tremble or shake.

shiver

involuntary shaking of the body, as with cold. It is caused by contraction or twitching of the muscles, and is a physiological method of heat production in all animals.
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Shivers serves close to 500 pounds of their delicious greens in the few hours they are open each week.
He said the Crown contention that Mr Shivers had played a key role in helping the gunmen get away and burn the attack vehicle was not convincing.
That said, Brian Shivers has suffered the horror of having been wrongfully convicted in what now must be described as a miscarriage of justice.
Shivers was convicted last month and faces up to a year in prison during his sentencing schedule for Wednesday.
When he was then charged with the lesser offence of assisting offenders, Shivers replied: "Not guilty, my Lord.
Mr Shivers suffers from cystic fibrosis and has an estimated four to five years to live.
Shivers and Duffy were charged with two counts of murder, six of attempted murder and a further count of possessing two machine guns.
And he was satisfied that DNA found on matchsticks recovered from the car belonged to Shivers, 46, of Magherafelt, County Londonderry.
But the room fell completely silent an hour later when Justice Hart delivered the guilty verdict for Shivers at the conclusion of a three-hour judgment.
Shivers has joined Huntington from Quaker Manufacturing Corporation where he was director of sales and marketing and vice president of operations.
Shivers, who the court heard suffers from cystic fibrosis, is also accused of six counts of attempted murder related to the Real IRA gun attack, and of possessing firearms and ammunition with intent.
WITH UNCOOPERATIVE HANDS I CAREATED SLIVERS OF DRY WOOD WITH MY POCKETKNIFE, PILING THEM CAREFULLY, SHIVERS COMING IN CONVULSIONS.