Trem"ble intransitive verb
, fr. L. tremulus
trembling, tremulous, fr. tremere
to shake, tremble; akin to Gr. , Lith. trimti
. Cf. Tremulous
imperfect & past participle Trembled ; present participle & verbal noun Trembling
- 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.
Frighted Turnus trembled as he spoke.
- To totter; to shake; -- said of a thing.
The Mount of Sinai, whose gray top
- To quaver or shake, as sound; to be tremulous; as the voice trembles.