Trembled
Tremble Trem"ble, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Trembled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Trembling}.] [F. trembler, fr. L. tremulus trembling, tremulous, fr. tremere to shake, tremble; akin to Gr. ?, Lith. trimti. Cf. {Tremulous}, {Tremor}.] 1. To shake involuntarily, as with fear, cold, or weakness; to quake; to quiver; to shiver; to shudder; -- said of a person or an animal. [1913 Webster]

I tremble still with fear. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

Frighted Turnus trembled as he spoke. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

2. To totter; to shake; -- said of a thing. [1913 Webster]

The Mount of Sinai, whose gray top Shall tremble. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

3. To quaver or shake, as sound; to be tremulous; as the voice trembles. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Trembling — Tremble Trem ble, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Trembled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Trembling}.] [F. trembler, fr. L. tremulus trembling, tremulous, fr. tremere to shake, tremble; akin to Gr. ?, Lith. trimti. Cf. {Tremulous}, {Tremor}.] 1. To shake involuntarily …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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