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as in twitching
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

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present participle of tremble

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“Trembling.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Mar. 2024.

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