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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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Tosca apparently accepts, but suddenly stabs and kills Scarpia, at the end murmuring, in English, the famous phrase "and this is the man before whom all the city trembled.