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The logical next step was to move onto mouse models of Parkinson’s disease—the progressive death of dopamine-producing neurons that causes, among other things, tremor and movement problems.

Whatever the case may be, the tremors the ad world is feeling could lead to necessary accelerations for this new reality.

From Digiday

Only in one case did an economic tremor coincide with market meltdown, when the OPEC oil crisis of 1972 to 1974 caused a sharp pullback in the “Nifty Fifty” stocks, including IBM, Polaroid, and Revlon, the FANMAGs of their day.

From Fortune

For me, after four strong tremors, it didn’t feel like “helpful anxiety” anymore.

There are also tremors that cause shaking we can feel, but that cause no damage.

On April 25, 2006, the tremor triggered a rockfall inside a gold mine, and three of the 17 miners were unable to escape.

A rare tremor struck near D.C. on Tuesday, with tremors reportedly felt as far away as New York and Boston.

The current global paroxysm is intense and alarming, but it is a tremor not an earthquake.

Within the building the tremor was terrible, and the lights started to fall.

Just before the deadly tremor struck, Kan appeared on the verge of resigning.

The very first chords which Mademoiselle Reisz struck upon the piano sent a keen tremor down Mrs. Pontellier's spinal column.

"I am not Lady Macbeth," said Isabel, with a tremor in her own voice, as she entered and blew out the candle.

The prompt question explained to me why I had started, and I waited with just a tremor of excitement for the reply.

He caught another wave of her excitement, and a second tremor, more marked than the first, accompanied it.

Shorthouse was conscious of the slightest possible tremor down his back.


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On this page you'll find 42 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tremor, such as: earthquake, shiver, upheaval, vibration, agitation, and flutter.

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