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quiver with something

 
1. Lit. to shake or shiver from something, such as cold, fear, anticipation, etc. On seeing the bear, the dogs quivered with fear. Todd quivered with the cold.
2. Fig. to experience eagerness or joy. I quivered with delight when I saw the dessert. Tom quivered with eagerness as the door opened.
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an arrow in the quiver

one of a number of resources or strategies that can be drawn on or followed.
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As an object, Quivering Land is a stunning piece of art.
she calls out as her students - with muscles quivering - contort themselves.
With quivering chests and arms and stylized patterns, three men in tightly knit formation simulated the takeoff and soaring flight of eagles in the stunning, abstract Kalmuk Dance.
Finally, the drop breaks off, leaving behind a quivering chain of smaller, hanging droplets.
bipolar ablation system as a standard treatment alternative during open-heart surgical procedures to safely, rapidly and reliably create lesions in cardiac, or heart, tissue to block the abnormal electrical impulses that cause atrial fibrillation, a rapid, irregular quivering of the upper chambers of the heart.
Their feverish spinning leaves them quivering in blind depletion.
In a dolphin, "when air is pushed past the lips and the lips flab together, there's a little quivering of the fatty structure," he says.
And lies that trounce the truth and assume a life of their own leave me quivering for more.
For the project's second undertaking, Katharine Birdsall choreographed The Quick, a quivering, propulsive study of life's kinetic force.
His calculations show that, under the proper conditions, a single proton's interaction with a magnetic field may be strong enough to set a nearby, microscopic sliver of quartz quivering in much the same way that a tuning fork begins to ring when bathed in sound waves of just the right frequency.
Essential tremor is a common but complex neurological movement disorder that usually affects the hands, but it may also affect the head and neck (causing shaking), face, jaw, tongue, and voice (causing a shaking or quivering sound), the trunk and, rarely, the legs and feet.