shivers

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  • noun
    A momentary trembling movement. (she gave a little shiver as the wind flicked at her bare arms)
    verb
    Shake slightly and uncontrollably as a result of being cold, frightened, or excited. (they shivered in the damp foggy cold)
  • noun
    Each of the small fragments into which something such as glass is shattered when broken; a splinter. (I like to look at the way that small shivers and fragments of light, escape through a teeny gap in the curtains, throwing quirky shapes upon the wall or ceiling.)
    verb
    Break into such splinters or fragments. (the world seemed to shiver into a million splinters of prismatic colour)

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