atremble

adjective atrem·ble \ ə-ˈtrem-bəl \

Definition of atremble

: shaking involuntarily : trembling
  • he was white as death and all atremble
  • —Robert Coover

Examples of atremble in a Sentence

  1. atremble with fright at the sound of the booming howitzers

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1845

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