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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Tremble  \Trem"ble\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Trembled};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Trembling}.]  [F.  trembler,  fr  L.  tremulus  trembling, 
  tremulous,  fr  tremere  to  shake,  tremble;  akin  to  Gr  ?, 
  Lith.  trimti  Cf  {Tremulous},  {Tremor}.] 
  1.  To  shake  involuntarily,  as  with  fear,  cold,  or  weakness; 
  to  quake;  to  quiver;  to  shiver;  to  shudder;  --  said  of  a 
  person  or  an  animal. 
  I  tremble  still  with  fear.  --Shak. 
  Frighted  Turnus  trembled  as  he  spoke.  --Dryden. 
  2.  To  totter;  to  shake;  --  said  of  a  thing 
  The  Mount  of  Sinai,  whose  gray  top  Shall  tremble. 
  3.  To  quaver  or  shake,  as  sound;  to  be  tremulous;  as  the 
  voice  trembles. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Tremble  \Trem"ble\,  n. 
  An  involuntary  shaking  or  quivering. 
  I  am  all  of  a  tremble  when  I  think  of  it  --W.  Black. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  :  reflex  shaking  caused  by  cold  or  fear  or  excitement  [syn:  {shiver}, 
  v  1:  move  with  a  tremor  [syn:  {shake},  {didder}] 
  2:  move  involuntarily  up  and  down  or  sideways;  "His  hands  were 
  trembling  when  he  signed  the  document" 

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