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quivering

[ kwiv-uh-ring ]
/ ˈkwɪv ə rɪŋ /
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adjective
trembling or shaking with a slight, rapid motion, or seeming to tremble or shake: The sun climbed higher and movement ceased: over the whole summit, figures lay still in the quivering heat.Forty hertz is really fast, like the quivering light from a faulty fluorescent bulb.
noun
an act or instance of shaking with a slight but rapid motion:The quivering in the heart upsets the normal rhythm between the atria and the lower parts of the heart, the ventricles.
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Origin of quivering

quiver1 + -ing2 for the adjective; quiver1 + -ing1 for the noun

OTHER WORDS FROM quivering

quiv·er·ing·ly, adverbun·quiv·er·ing, adjective
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