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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.
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Here's five reasons to love the white, fluffy shivery stuff.
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In her typical fashion (shivery but not gory), Hahn tells about 13-year-old Ali, who is babysitting for her aunt at their family's summer cottage by a lake in Maine.
IN THE OPENING PARAGRAPH of The Fisher Boy, narrator Mark Winslow states: "In Provincetown, I felt enveloped in the shivery skin of a paranoid, all goose bumps and heartbeat.
Enjoy the interview with this talented author and then treat yourself to a dip into her shivery world.
During a shivery Alberta winter, the girls take refuge in a fort populated by men terrified by scary forest creatures.
"I love sinking my feet in the sand, the scent of driftwood, the look of shivery grasses on wind-swept dunes," he says.
In Ecuador, climate is measured by the kilometer, and extremes of temperature and vegetation are determined principally by altitude, Set in a verdant sun-drenched valley, the climate of Quito is forever springtime, in a single day the weather may vary from clear, bright skies, with the heat of the sun barely filtered in the thin air, to a precipitous drop in temperature as shivery cold rain sweeps down from the cratered heights.
He immersed himself into the forty-five-degree water as 250 spectators gazed on in shivery awe.
During mating season, the two of them would stand in my driveway and spread their feathers and do the shivery, shimmery circle dance that signaled their desperation for peahens, of whom there were none.
"But they're bristly and tickly, and I can't get rid of the shivery feeling when they touch me."
That the community is divided over whether or not he is the Messiah who will, one day, come out of "hiding" is a sad story with shivery implications.