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English adjective: trembling

1. trembling vibrating slightly and irregularly; as e.g. with fear or cold or like the leaves of an aspen in a breeze


SamplesA quaking bog.
The quaking child asked for more.
Quivering leaves of a poplar tree.
With shaking knees.
Seemed shaky on her feet.
Sparkling light from the shivering crystals of the chandelier.
Trembling hands.


Synonymsshaky, shivering


Similarunsteady


Antonymssteady


English noun: trembling

1. trembling (state) a shaky motion


SamplesThe shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe.


Synonymspalpitation, quiver, quivering, shakiness, shaking, vibration


Broader (hypernym)motion


Narrower (hyponym)tremolo, tremor









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