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tremble

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Noun, Verb (intransitive)
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trem=ble
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34 in 34 verses (in OT : 32 in 32 verses) (in NT : 2 in 2 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

tremblev. i. [F. trembler, fr. L. tremulus trembling, tremulous, fr. tremere to shake, tremble; akin to Gr. , Lith. trimti. Cf. Tremulous, Tremor.].
  •  To shake involuntarily, as with fear, cold, or weakness; to quake; to quiver; to shiver; to shudder; -- said of a person or an animal.  [1913 Webster]
    "I tremble still with fear."  [1913 Webster]
    "Frighted Turnus trembled as he spoke."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To totter; to shake; -- said of a thing.  [1913 Webster]
    "The Mount of Sinai, whose gray top
    Shall tremble.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  To quaver or shake, as sound; to be tremulous; as the voice trembles.  [1913 Webster]
tremblen. 
     An involuntary shaking or quivering.  [1913 Webster]
    "I am all of a tremble when I think of it."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

tremble, v. & n.
--v.intr.
1 shake involuntarily from fear, excitement, weakness, etc.
2 be in a state of extreme apprehension (trembled at the very thought of it).
3 move in a quivering manner (leaves trembled in the breeze).
--n.
1 a trembling state or movement; a quiver (couldn't speak without a tremble).
2 (in pl.) a disease (esp. of cattle) marked by trembling.

Idiom
all of a tremble colloq.
1 trembling all over.
2 extremely agitated. trembling poplar an aspen.
Derivative
tremblingly adv.
Etymology
ME f. OF trembler f. med.L tremulare f. L tremulus TREMULOUS

THESAURUS

tremble

Bebung, all-overs, be cold, bob, bobble, bounce, bump, chatter, chill, cold shivers, cold sweat, cower, didder, disquiet, disquietude, dither, dithers, dodder, falter, fidget, fidgetiness, fidgets, flip out, flutter, freak out on, freeze, freeze to death, get high on, glow, go pitapat, grimace, grow cold, halt, have a chill, have an ague, have goose pimples, have the fidgets, have the jitters, have the shakes, heave, heaving, heebie-jeebies, horripilate, hustle, inquietude, jactitate, jar, jerk, jig, jigget, jiggle, jimjams, jitter, jitters, jog, joggle, jolt, jostle, jounce, jump, jumps, limp, lose heat, palpitate, palpitation, pant, panting, perish with cold, pitapat, pitter-patter, quail, quake, quaking, quaver, quavering, quiver, quivering, quivers, restlessness, rictus, rock, shake, shake all over, shakes, shaking, shiver, shivers, shock, shrink, shudder, squirm, sweat, swell, swell with emotion, teeter, thrill, thrill to, throb, throbbing, tic, tingle, tingle with excitement, toss, toss and turn, totter, trembles, trembling, tremolando, tremolant, tremolo, tremor, trepidation, trepidity, trill, trillet, trilleto, trillo, tumble, turn on to, twist and turn, twitch, twitter, unrest, vibrate, vibration, vibrato, wiggle, willies, wince, wobble, wriggle, writhe

ROGET THESAURUS

tremble

Changeableness

VB fluctuate, vary, waver, flounder, flicker, flitter, flit, flutter, shift, shuffle, shake, totter, tremble, vacillate, wamble, turn and turn about, ring the changes, sway to and fro, shift to and fro, change and change about, waffle, blow with the wind (irresolute), oscillate, vibrate between, two extremes, oscillate between, two extremes, alternate, have as man phases as the moon.

Weakness

VB be weak, drop, crumble, give way, totter, tremble, shake, halt, limp, fade, languish, decline, flag, fail, have one leg in the grave, render weak, weaken, enfeeble, debilitate, shake, deprive of strength, relax, enervate, eviscerate, unbrace, unnerve, cripple, unman, cramp, reduce, sprain, strain, blunt the edge of, dilute, impoverish, decimate, extenuate, reduce in strength, reduce the strength of, mettre de l'eau dans son vin.

Feeling

VB feel, receive an impression, be impressed with, entertain feeling, harbor feeling, cherish feeling, respond, catch the flame, catch the infection, enter the spirit of, bear, suffer, support, sustain, endure, thole, aby, abide, experience, taste, prove, labor under, smart under, bear the brunt of, brave, stand, swell, glow, warm, flush, blush, change color, mantle, turn color, turn pale, turn red, turn black in the face, tingle, thrill, heave, pant, throb, palpitate, go pitapat, tremble, quiver, flutter, twitter, shake, be agitated, be excited, look blue, look black, wince, draw a deep breath, impress.

Fear

VB fear, stand in awe of, be afraid, have qualms, apprehend, sit upon thorns, eye askance, distrust, hesitate, falter, funk, cower, crouch, skulk, let 'I dare not' wait upon 'I would' take fright, take alarm, start, wince, flinch, shy, shrink, fly, tremble, shake, shiver, shiver in one's shoes, shudder, flutter, shake like an aspen leaf, tremble like an aspen leaf, tremble all over, quake, quaver, quiver, quail, grow pale, turn pale, blench, stand aghast, not dare to say one's soul is one's own, inspire fear, excite fear, inspire awe, excite awe, raise apprehensions, be in a daze, bulldoze, faze, feeze, give an alarm, raise an alarm, sound an alarm, alarm, startle, scare, cry 'wolf', disquiet, dismay, fright, frighten, terrify, astound, fright from one's propriety, fright out of one's senses, fright out of one's wits, fright out of one's seven senses, awe, strike all of a heap, strike an awe into, strike terror, harrow up the soul, appall, unman, petrify, horrify, pile on the agony, make one's flesh creep, make one's hair stand on end, make one's blood run cold, make one's teeth chatter, take away one's breath, stop one's breath, make one tremble, haunt, prey on the mind, weigh on the mind, put in fear, put in bodily fear, terrorize, intimidate, cow, daunt, overawe, abash, deter, discourage, browbeat, bully, threaten.

Agitation

VB be agitated, shake, tremble, tremble like an aspen leaf, quiver, quaver, quake, shiver, twitter, twire, writhe, toss, shuffle, tumble, stagger, bob, reel, sway, wag, waggle, wriggle, wriggle like an eel, dance, stumble, shamble, flounder, totter, flounce, flop, curvet, prance, cavort, squirm, throb, pulsate, beat, palpitate, go pitapat, flutter, flitter, flicker, bicker, bustle, ferment, effervesce, foam, boil, boil over, bubble up, simmer, toss about, jump about, jump like a parched pea, shake like an aspen leaf, shake to its center, shake to its foundations, be the sport of the winds and waves, reel to and fro like a drunken man, move from post to pillar and from pillar to post, drive from post to pillar and from pillar to post, keep between hawk and buzzard, agitate, shake, convulse, toss, tumble, bandy, wield, brandish, flap, flourish, whisk, jerk, hitch, jolt, jog, joggle, jostle, buffet, hustle, disturb, stir, shake up, churn, jounce, wallop, whip, vellicate.

Cold

VB be cold, shiver, starve, quake, shake, tremble, shudder, didder, quiver, freeze, freeze to death, perish with cold, freeze, horripilate, make the skin crawl, give one goose flesh.


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