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trembling

 
Adjective trembling has 1 sense
  1. quaking, quivering, shaking, shaky, shivering, trembling - 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"
    Antonym: steady (indirect, via unsteady)
Noun trembling has 1 sense
  1. shaking, shakiness, trembling, quiver, quivering, vibration, palpitation - a shaky motion; "the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe"
    --1 is a kind of motion
    --1 has particulars: tremolo; tremor
    Derived form: verb tremble1
Verb tremble has 1 sense
  1. tremble - move or jerk quickly and involuntarily up and down or sideways; "His hands were trembling when he signed the document"
    --1 is one way to
    shake, agitate
    Derived forms: noun tremble1, noun trembler1, noun trembling1
    Sample sentences:
    The crowds tremble in the streets
    The streets tremble with crowds
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