ADJ. little, slight, small | involuntary | sudden, unexpected | cold | delicious a delicious shiver of pleasure
VERB + SHIVER give She gave a little shiver and laughed. | feel He felt a shiver of excitement. | send His appearance sent a cold shiver down her spine. | suppress She tried to suppress a shiver of anticipation.
SHIVER + VERB go, pass, ripple, run A shiver of unease ran through the audience.
PREP. with a ~ ‘I'm scared, ’ she admitted, with a shiver. | ~ of a shiver of fear
PHRASES give sb the shivers Just thinking about flying gives me the shivers.
ADV. convulsively, uncontrollably, violently | a little, slightly | involuntarily She shivered involuntarily as he approached her.
VERB + SHIVER begin to, start to | make sb His cruel and callous comments made me shiver.
PREP. at He shivered at the thought of it. | with I was shivering with cold.