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tremble

(trĕm′bəl)
n.
1. The act or state of trembling.
2. trembles A convulsive fit of shaking. Used with the.
3. trembles(used with a sing. verb)
a. Poisoning of domestic animals, especially cattle and sheep, caused by eating white snakeroot or the composite plant Isocoma pluriflora of the southwest United States and northern Mexico, and characterized by muscular tremors and weakening. Also called milk sickness.
b. Any of several other animal diseases characterized by trembling, such as louping ill.

trem′bler n.
trem′bling·ly adv.
trem′bly adj.

tremble

noun A shiver or shake; quiver or quake.

verb To shiver or shake; quiver or quake.

Due to its nonspecificity, tremble is little used in the working medical parlance.

tremble

(trĕm′bl) [O.Fr. trembler]
1. An involuntary quivering or shaking.
2. To shiver, quiver, or shake.
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Claude looked at her trembly fingers and her wild eyes, then asked if she had any relatives or friends in town.
The old gent had been gunning most of his seventy-nine years, and he still became absolutely trembly when his setter locked on a bird.
Indeed, on those few occasions when he does hold a weapon--and, rarer still, successfully uses it--the young man appears distinctly uncomfortable, if not downright trembly.
The symphony affords the spotlight to several players, notably four horns, but on this occasion, the pellucid playing of flutist Catherine Ransom Karoly commanded the most attention, with concertmaster Martin Chalifour and principal bass Dennis Trembly also making noteworthy contributions.
Which is why men get so terribly trembly about it all.
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Getting off I felt somewhat trembly, but proud that I had survived the experience in one piece.
She couldn't see her soap operas except as a blur, she was shaky, trembly, she got out of breath walking from her room to the front of the house, so before being too helpless, while she could still manage, wasn't it time?