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English noun: tremor

1. tremor (act) an involuntary vibration (as if from illness or fear)


Synonymsshudder


Broader (hypernym)quiver, quivering, vibration

2. tremor (event) a small earthquake


Synonymsearth tremor, microseism


Broader (hypernym)earthquake, quake, seism, temblor


Narrower (hyponym)aftershock, foreshock

3. tremor (state) shaking or trembling (usually resulting from weakness or stress or disease)


Broader (hypernym)palpitation, quiver, quivering, shakiness, shaking, trembling, vibration


Narrower (hyponym)essential tremor


Part meronymparalysis agitans, Parkinson's, Parkinson's disease, Parkinson's syndrome, Parkinsonism, shaking palsy


English verb: tremor

1. tremor (motion) shake with seismic vibrations


SamplesThe earth was quaking.


Synonymsquake


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)agitate, shake









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