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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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He recalled how a teenaged girl, dressed as the superheroine, had 'trembled' upon meeting Lynda.
Glen Eugene Assoun trembled on the brink of tears Monday as a judge granted him bail after serving more than 16 years behind bars for a murder he and his lawyers say he didn't commit.
A policeman who arrested the man in the cafeteria, said: "At the sight of the offender, the victim trembled with fear and hid behind her mother."
He added: "His voice wavered and he trembled. He trembled when he had to look at an image of the sitting room where he had done what he did."
But instead of pedestrians walking across overhead, for years homes of the residents trembled as cars and heavy duty trucks past, the report said.
WORCESTER - For a decade, Eleanor Buchinski's hands trembled so badly she could not drink without a straw, cook without spilling food all over her stove or sign her name.
"It was her strong, posh English accent - I just trembled. Overall she was fine but on this occasion, I just couldn't deal with it." Sarah said: "Fear is really the biggest thing that is holding those people back.