verb (used with or without object)
Origin of quiver1
Examples from the Web for quivering
The soft cry from her quivering lips meets the rhythmic beat of our rattles: the battle cry of her living nightmare.
Ten feet away, Sher scrunched into a quivering ball and began to cry.
The woman who took no nonsense from a cabinet of quivering, jelly-kneed men, some of whom loved her, some of whom loathed her.How Margaret Thatcher Transformed British Politics|Tunku Varadarajan|April 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But most of our quivering outrage is directed not at those who were clearly dishonest, but those who offend our sensibilities.
It may seem a small detail, given the heat of the moment—but so is a quivering lip.Sam Harris On the Freedom to Offend an Imaginary God|Sam Harris|September 19, 2012|DAILY BEAST
His spirit broke and he became a quivering jelly-mountain of misery.The Faith of Men|Jack London
She lifted her shamed face and bravely laid her feverish, quivering lips on his.Freckles|Gene Stratton-Porter
The guillotine is nothing to the bits of quivering flesh he tears out.Ginger-Snaps|Fanny Fern
Both spoke with tearful eyes and quivering lip of his worth and loveliness.Arthur Hamilton, and His Dog|Anonymous
It was three in the morning when I reached the farm-house, and today I am all unstrung and quivering after my terrific adventure.The Last Galley|Arthur Conan Doyle