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tremble

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

an instance of shaking involuntarily with fear or cold
  • with a tremble, she ventured out into the snow

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tremble

verb

Synonyms of tremble (Entry 2 of 2)

as in quiver

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“Tremble.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tremble. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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