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tremor

trem·or

tremor

 
 
pronunciation:
tre mr
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an involuntary shaking or quivering; fit of trembling.
He experiences tremors in his arms and hands.The shocking news sent tremors through her.
synonyms:
shake
similar words:
quaver, quiver, shiver, shudder, twitch
definition 2: a mild seismic disturbance; vibration.
The tremors from the earthquake were felt for miles.
similar words:
aftershock, disturbance, earthquake, quake, temblor, trepidation, vibration
definition 3: an unsteady or quavering effect, as of light or sound.
We could see tremors of light across the surface of the lake.
synonyms:
flicker, quaver, waver
similar words:
flutter, palpitation, sputter, trill, wobble
definition 4: a sensation or state of anxiety or agitation.
She felt a tremor as she opened the telegram.
similar words:
agitation, apprehension
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derivation: tremorous (adj.)
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