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trem·bling

tremophobia.

trem·bling

(trem'bling),
The shaking or quaking of a tremor.

trembling

visible muscle tremor caused by fever, fear, weakness, electrolyte imbalance, especially hypocalcemia and hypomagnesemia, and neuromuscular disease.

trembling disease
of sheep, scrapie; of piglets, congenital tremor syndrome.
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It picked up pace when a handful of freakish rejects from the auditions appeared after a medley of the most painfully funny moments from those early days - one of them the Japanese Simon Cowell fan - who was so tremblingly off key she had one reviewer welling up a little.
When wintry tempests o'er the savage sea Are raging, and the sailors tremblingly Call on the Twins of Jove with prayer and vow, Gathered in fear upon the lofty prow.
I was chilled at the sight, and passed tremblingly by.
Hence Laura in Love and Freindship (1790), written when Austen was fourteen, informs her correspondent that a "sensibility too tremblingly alive to every affliction of my Freinds, my Acquaintance and particularly to every affliction of my own, was my only fault, if a fault it could be called" (3).
I recall enjoying Massimo Bontempelli and another Italian, whose name, regrettably, escapes me, in one of whose stories the young hero tremblingly rings the enchanting heroine's doorbell.
NF, PN:] So to Miriam, Christ and God made one great figure, which she loved tremblingly and passionately when a tremendous sunset burned out the western sky, and Ediths, and Lucys, and Rowenas, Brian de Bois Guilberts, Rob Roys, and Guy Mannerings, rustled the sunny leaves in the morning, or sat in her bedroom aloft, alone, when it snowed.
The diminished attendance, I'm later informed by two tremblingly hungover anonymous sources, can be chalked up to a spate of epic pissups the previous evening in Foggy Bottom bars.
my cramped and throbbing embrace, and dismount tremblingly from her
In contrast, even the most reluctant of the announcers speak the divine name aloud, albeit tremblingly, to themselves, or rather to the reflection of themselves seen in the mirror.
And as I could not but be sensible that my manners were remarkably awkward, this consciousness, joined with my ignorance of the established rules of propriety, rendered me tremblingly apprehensive of exposing myself to ridicule.
But that's not the case with all the set pieces, which break up the narrative flow but do include a tremblingly delicate musical piece from Caetano Veloso that is simply stunning.
6] Sounding very much like a model for Charlotte Temple's father, who had opined that "the truly brave soul is tremblingly alive to the feelings of humanity" (17; ch.