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aquiver

[uh-kwiv-er] /əˈkwɪv ər/
adjective
1.
in a state of trepidation or vibrant agitation; trembling; quivering (usually used predicatively):
The bamboo thicket was aquiver with small birds and insects. The exciting news set me aquiver.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; a-1 + quiver1
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adv.

1864, from a- (1) + quiver (v.).

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