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Shivery definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SHIV'ERY, a. Easily falling inot many pieces; not firmly cohering; incompact; as shivery stone.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: cold enough to cause shivers; "felt all shivery"; "shivery weather"
2: provoking fear terror; "a scary movie"; "the most terrible and shuddery...tales of murder and revenge" [syn: chilling, scarey, scary, shivery, shuddery]

Merriam Webster's

I. adjective Date: 1683 easily broken into shivers II. adjective Date: 1747 1. characterized by shivers 2. causing shivers

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Shivery Shiv"er*y, a. 1. Tremulous; shivering. --Mallet. 2. Easily broken; brittle; shattery.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

If you are shivery, you cannot stop shivering because you feel cold, frightened, or ill. She felt shivery and a little sick. ADJ

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

a. Friable, brittle, frangible, incompact.

Moby Thesaurus

agitated, aguey, aguish, algid, all shook up, all-overish, aquiver, arctic, aspen, bashful, blue with cold, breakable, brittle, brittle as glass, chattering, chill, chilly, cold, cool, cowardly, crackable, crisp, crispy, crumbly, crushable, delicate, diffident, dithery, fearful, fearing, fearsome, fidgeting, fidgety, fissile, flimsy, fluttery, fracturable, fragile, frail, frangible, freezing, friable, frigid, frosty, frozen, frozen to death, goosy, half-frozen, in a quiver, in fear, jittery, jumpy, lacerable, mousy, nervous, nippy, palsied, quaking, quavering, quavery, quivering, quivery, rabbity, scary, scissile, shaking, shaky, shatterable, shattery, shivering, shook up, shrinking, shuddering, shy, skittery, skittish, splintery, startlish, succussatory, succussive, timid, timorous, trembling, trembly, tremulant, tremulous, trepidant, trigger-happy, twitchy, twittery, vibrating, vulnerable, with chattering teeth, wobbly



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