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shiver 1

American English: /ˈʃɪvər/
British English: /ˈʃɪvə/

noun

  • 1.1 (tremor) the scream sent shivers o a shiver down my spine
    el grito me produjo escalofríos
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    1.2
    also: shivers plural
    to have the shivers
    tener escalofríos
    tener chuchos (de frío) (River Plate area) [colloquial]
    just the thought of it gives me the shivers
    de solo pensarlo me dan escalofríos

intransitive verb

  • (with cold)
    (with fear)
    temblar
    (with anticipation)
    estremecerse
    Example 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.

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shiver 2
American English: /ˈʃɪvər/
British English: /ˈʃɪvə/

noun

  • (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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