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synonyms for tremble

  • flutter
  • quiver
  • shiver
  • shudder
  • throb
  • wobble
  • jar
  • jitter
  • oscillate
  • palpitate
  • quake
  • quaver
  • rock
  • teeter
  • totter
  • tremor
  • have the shakes
See also synonyms for: trembled / trembling
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antonyms for tremble

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  • steady
  • stabilize
  • be calm
  • calm
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How to use tremble in a sentence

She looked both as she permitted her full red mouth to tremble and his arms to take sudden possession of her.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Softly tremble in the delicate blue mist and the azure spirals from his old Virginia clay—the domes of a sea-bathed city.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
From time to time I felt my companion's arm tremble convulsively, as if he shivered from head to feet.
CAMILLE (LA DAME AUX CAMILIAS)ALEXANDRE DUMAS, FILS
At seven o'clock, a horrible din makes you start up in bed and tremble from head to foot.
FRIEND MAC DONALDMAX O'RELL
Aunt Harriet began to tremble, and Sara Lee went over and put her young arms about her.
THE AMAZING INTERLUDEMARY ROBERTS RINEHART
My heart beats violently, my hands tremble, as I hastily pick up the newspaper.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
The smile was like a knife-thrust through her heart: everything in her began to tremble and break loose.
SUMMEREDITH WHARTON
I will restrain my fear, and hide it from others as well as I can, though I know I shall tremble.
MY TEN YEARS' IMPRISONMENTSILVIO PELLICO
"And we even found great fault with him for holding such language," added old Martin the Prudent, all in a tremble.
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
These patients begin to tremble as soon as they get away from the line of buildings in a street, in their way across the square.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO TREMBLE

  • fidgets
  • jumps
  • nervousness
  • trembles
  • uneasiness
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