- 1.1 (tremor) the scream sent shivers o a shiver down my spineel grito me produjo escalofríosExample sentences1.2
also: shivers pluralto have the shiversjust the thought of it gives me the shiverstener escalofríostener chuchos (de frío) (River Plate area) [colloquial]de solo pensarlo me dan escalofríos
- She sings with a power and commitment that sends shivers down your spine.
- There is a particular passage in Myth that sends shivers down my spine.
- The word Conservative still sends shivers down the spine of voters.
- (with cold)(with fear)(with anticipation)estremecerseExample sentences
- I am burning up and shivering uncontrollably, hot cold sweat draining from my flesh.
- I was just starting to wrestle out of my oversized shirt, shivering slightly in the cold bathroom, when a heard a faint knocking on the main door.
- I shivered slightly in the cold but couldn't help grinning to myself.
- (splinter) [literary]Example sentences
- I like to look at the way that small shivers and fragments of light, escape through a teeny gap in the curtains, throwing quirky shapes upon the wall or ceiling.
- He picked the larger shivers of glass out of the cut but that just made it bleed more.
- Keep away from windows because the high winds and pressure can shatter the window, sending shivers of glass everywhere.
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