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trem·bling

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shaking, shakiness, trembling, quiver, quivering, vibration, palpitationadjective

    a shaky motion

    "the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe"

  2. shaky, shivering, tremblingadjective

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

    "a 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"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Trembling

    of Tremble

  2. Tremblingadjective

    shaking; tottering; quivering

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of trembling in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of trembling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of trembling in a Sentence

  1. Akram Farouq:

    We haven’t slept all night because of the explosions, and now I am out in the street with my wife and children, who are weeping and trembling.

  2. Jeremy Collins:

    He was standing there and I came and stood right next to him, and for some reason turned. In my mind's eye I stripped off the beard, and saw the Foreign Service officer I had seen in Washington, D.C. I just impulsively said, 'You're Brad Bishop, aren't you?' And he began trembling and shaking and said 'Oh God, no' and turned around. I have no doubt it was him.

  3. Kristine Sydney:

    The joy of seeing her. My body can’t even contain it. I’m trembling, not because I’m nervous, but I’m so very, very happy.

  4. Virginia:

    If we didn't live venturously, plucking the wild goat by the beard, and trembling over precipices, we should never be depressed, I've no doubt but already should be faded, fatalistic and aged.

  5. Aberjhani:

    Like a Passover Poet gliding from house to house and from trembling soul to trembling soul the wind scribbled sonnets of first time love and weeping haikus of last hours on earth.

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