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    Question Shiver, tremble, shake, quiver, shudder and quake

    Hi everyone!

    Please, what's the difference between these words? I guess that you shiver with cold rather than fear, but I don't know the characteristics of the rest of them at all.

    Thanks!!!

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    Re: Shiver, tremble, shake, quiver, shudder and quake

    Quote Originally Posted by nene_mataro View Post
    Hi everyone!

    Please, what's the difference between these words? I guess that you shiver with cold rather than fear, but I don't know the characteristics of the rest of them at all.

    Thanks!!!
    It`s rather difficult to describe each word .All you have to do, is look up for them and , moreover, study them in contexts.
    Here is a helpful link:
    http://projects.teknowledge.com/DAML.../q/quiver.html , or

    shiver - Definitions from Dictionary.com

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    Re: Shiver, tremble, shake, quiver, shudder and quake

    Quote Originally Posted by teia_petrescu View Post
    It`s rather difficult to describe each word .All you have to do, is look up for them and , moreover, study them in contexts.
    Here is a helpful link:
    http://projects.teknowledge.com/DAML.../q/quiver.html , or

    shiver - Definitions from Dictionary.com
    Just an example of common usage of the words.
    1. I shivered in intense cold.
    2. I trembled with fear.
    3. I shook him up from his slumber.
    4. I shudder to think what can happen if this web site was no longer there.
    5. The intensity of the quake was moderate.
    6. A quiver ran through the people when the elephant ran amok.
    I guess the words may not be interchangeable in the above sentences.

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    Re: Shiver, tremble, shake, quiver, shudder and quake

    Quote Originally Posted by teia_petrescu View Post
    It`s rather difficult to describe each word .All you have to do, is look up for them and , moreover, study them in contexts.
    Here is a helpful link:
    http://projects.teknowledge.com/DAML.../q/quiver.html , or

    shiver - Definitions from Dictionary.com
    Thanks for the useful links. Can you show me how to use The teknowledge link. Thanks.

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