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trembling

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of trembling

  1. marked by or given to small uncontrollable bodily movements trembling from the cold Synonyms aquiver, atremble, quaking, quavery, quivering, shaking, shuddering, shuddery, tottering, tottery, shaky, trembly, tremulous, wobbling (also wabbling), wobbly (also wabbly)Related Words convulsive; shivering, shivery; rocky, staggery, unstable, unsteady, wavering, wavery; palpitating, pulsating, throbbingNear Antonyms controlled, firm, settled, stable, steady


trembling

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of trembling

  1. a series of slight movements by a body back and forth or from side to side at the first sign of the room's trembling, I ducked for cover, for I was certain that it was the start of the big quake Synonyms jiggling, oscillation, quivering, shaking, shivering, shuddering, vibration, twitchingRelated Words juddering [chiefly British], quaking, rocking; jiggle, palpitation, quiver, shake, shiver, shudder, tremble, tremor, twitch



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