shivering

Definitions of shivering
  1. adjective
    vibrating slightly and irregularly; as e.g. with fear or cold or like the leaves of an aspen in a breeze
    “sparkling light from the shivering crystals of the chandelier”
    synonyms: shaky, trembling
    unsteady
    subject to change or variation
  2. noun
    a sensation of cold that often marks the start of an infection and the development of a fever
    synonyms: chill
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    symptom
    (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
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