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English Vocabulary - Vocabulario de inglés
QUIVER OR QUAVER?
Key
Quiver means to shake slightly because you are cold, afraid or angry.
Quaver is only used for the voice, when it shakes as you speak because you are angry or nervous.
Quiver significa temblar ligeramente porque tienes frío, miedo o estás enojado.
Quaver solamente se usa para la voz, cuando tiembla al hablar porque estás enojado o nervioso.
  • quiver
    Helen was quivering with anger when she heard the news.
    Are you cold? You are quivering!
    The child stood there quivering with fear.

  • quaver
    Helen was so angry that her voice quavered.
    'I'm sorry,' he said, in a quavering voice.
    He spoke about the accident in a quavering voice.

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