trembling

trembling
noun
a shaky motion (Freq. 1)
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the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe

Syn: ↑shaking, ↑shakiness, ↑quiver, ↑quivering, ↑vibration, ↑palpitation
Derivationally related forms:
palpitate (for: ↑palpitation), ↑vibrational (for: ↑vibration), ↑vibrate (for: ↑vibration), ↑quiver (for: ↑quivering), ↑quiver (for: ↑quiver), ↑tremble, ↑shaky (for: ↑shakiness), ↑shake (for: ↑shaking)
Hypernyms: ↑motion
Hyponyms: ↑tremolo, ↑tremor
adjective
vibrating slightly and irregularly; as e.g. with fear or cold or like the leaves of an aspen in a breeze (Freq. 7)
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a quaking bog

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the quaking child asked for more

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quivering leaves of a poplar tree

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with shaking knees

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seemed shaky on her feet

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sparkling light from the shivering crystals of the chandelier

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trembling hands

Syn: ↑shaky, ↑shivering
Similar to: ↑unsteady
Derivationally related forms: ↑shakiness (for: ↑shaky)

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