- n. 颤抖；箭袋；震动
- vi. 颤抖；振动
- vt. 使…颤动；抖动
CET4 TEM8 IELTS GRE 考 研 CET6
1. quaver => quiver.
- quiver (v.)
- "to tremble," late 15c., perhaps imitative, or possibly an alteration of quaveren (see quaver), or from Old English cwifer- (in cwiferlice "zealously"), which is perhaps related to cwic "alive" (see quick). Related: Quivered; quivering. As a noun in this sense from 1715, from the verb.
- quiver (n.)
- "case for holding arrows," early 14c., from Anglo-French quiveir, Old French quivre, cuivre, probably of Germanic origin, from Proto-Germanic *kukur "container" (cognates: Old High German kohhari, German Köcher, Old Saxon kokar, Old Frisian koker, Old English cocur "quiver"); "said to be from the language of the Huns" [Barnhart]. Related: Quiverful.
- 1. Mack made his voice quiver with fear on these last two words.
- 2. I felt a quiver of panic.
- 3. Can you feel a quiver of her hands?
- 你感觉到她的手在发抖 吗 ?
- 4. This adds another arrow to their quiver.
- 5. The flower seemed to quiver, and then swayed gently to and fro.
- 花儿似乎在颤动, 接着轻轻地来回摇摆.
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