Meaning of shudder

shud•der

Pronunciation: (shud'ur), [key]
— v.i.
  1. to tremble with a sudden convulsive movement, as from horror, fear, or cold.
—n.
  1. a convulsive movement of the body, as from horror, fear, or cold.
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