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 Meanings and Examples of QUIVER
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quiver
 v.  shake with slight, rapid, tremulous movement
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  The walls of his chest seemed to thrill and quiver as a frail building would do inside when some powerful engine was at work.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER VI. A CONTINUATION OF THE REMINISCENCES OF JOHN W...
2  The friar was now completely accoutred as a yeoman, with sword and buckler, bow, and quiver, and a strong partisan over his shoulder.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
3  And at length he ceased to quiver any more, and lay quite still, quite still.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 3
4  Then with a quiver of exquisite pleasure he touched the warm soft body, and touched her navel for a moment in a kiss.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 10
5  She felt the glide of his cheek on her thighs and belly and buttocks, and the close brushing of his moustache and his soft thick hair, and her knees began to quiver.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 10
6  She lay still, feeling his motion within her, his deep-sunk intentness, the sudden quiver of him at the springing of his seed, then the slow-subsiding thrust.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 10
7  On this spring morning she felt a quiver in her womb too, as if the sunshine had touched it and made it happy.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 11
8  She yielded with a quiver that was like death, she went all open to him.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 12
9  And his hands stroked her softly, as if she were a flower, without the quiver of desire, but with delicate nearness.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 12
10  The quiver was going through the man's body, as the stream of consciousness again changed its direction, turning downwards.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 14
11  The mouth seemed formed less to speak than to quiver, less to quiver than to kiss.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 7 Queen of Night
12  He sits motionless, like a spider in the centre of its web, but that web has a thousand radiations, and he knows well every quiver of each of them.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XII. The Adventure of The Final Problem
13  A look of surprise passed over his face, and at the first quiver of his eyebrows my heart turned to lead in my breast.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XII. The Adventure of The Final Problem
14  The puckered eyelids had begun to quiver, and now a pair of vacant gray eyes looked up at us.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In V. THE ADVENTURE OF THE PRIORY SCHOOL
15  Suddenly the enormous mass was seen to quiver, the cart rose slowly, the wheels half emerged from the ruts.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VI—FATHER FAUCHELEVENT
Example Sentence:
1  The bird dog's nose twitches and his whiskers quiver as he strain eagerly against the leash.
2  Robin Hood reached back and plucked one last arrow from his quiver.
3  The memory of that day made him quiver with anger.
4  A network of ripples quivered momentarily across the surface of the still pool.
5  He quivered all over with rage.
6  I looked into a certain corner near, half-expecting to see the slim outline of a once dreaded switch which used to lurk there, waiting to leap out imp-like and lace my quivering palm or shrinking neck.