trembling


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trem·bling

tremophobia.

trem·bling

(trem'bling),
The shaking or quaking of a tremor.
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"That is Mount Longwek, the Trembling Mountain of the Arabs.
"Yes, dear Tom," said Maggie, looking up at him with trembling.
In a corner of the room something red and tiny gave a grunt and squealed in Mary Bogdanovna's trembling white hands.
Silas got up from his knees trembling, and looked round at the table: didn't the gold lie there after all?
And for reply to that exalted flattery of hospitality, D'Artagnan went and kissed Athos fervently on the brow, and with his trembling fingers closed his eyes.
His fingers clenched and unclenched spasmodically as he approached the trembling Russ, beastlike and ominous as a brute of prey.
It must blaze up, indeed, with a great brilliance the dull printer's ink expended on the assemblage of the few letters that form the ship's name to the anxious eyes scanning the page in fear and trembling. It is like the message of reprieve from the sentence of sorrow suspended over many a home, even if some of the men in her have been the most homeless mortals that you may find among the wanderers of the sea.
"It was time you ceased," said the baroness, in a trembling voice.
Valentine therefore reached her hand towards the glass, but as soon as her trembling arm left the bed the apparition advanced more quickly towards her, and approached the young girl so closely that she fancied she heard his breath, and felt the pressure of his hand.
"A curse on you!" Cornelius exclaimed, quite beyond himself with despair, as he gathered, with his trembling fingers, the remnants of that bulb on which he had rested so many joys and so many hopes.
I could have killed Strickland then, and I knew that my voice was trembling when I bade the nurse goodbye.
Have ye ne'er seen a sail crossing the sea, rounded and inflated, and trembling with the violence of the wind?