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quiver
     1. n. (weaponry) A container for arrows, crossbow bolts or darts, such as those fired from a bow, crossbow or blowgun.
     2. n. (figuratively) A ready storage location for figurative tools or weapons.
           He's got lots of sales pitches in his quiver.
     3. n. (obsolete) The collective noun for cobras.
     4. n. (mathematics) A multidigraph.
     5. adj. (archaic) Nimble, active.
     6. v. (intransitive) To shake or move with slight and tremulous motion; to tremble; to quake; to shudder; to shiver.

Example Sentences

I'm all of a quiver
It's joyful song made my heart quiver


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