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tremor

noun [C] uk   /ˈtrem.ər/ us    //
a slight shaking movement in a person's body, especially because of nervousness or excitement: The disease mostly affects people over 50, causing paralysis and uncontrollable tremors. There was a slight tremor in her voice.figurative A tremor of excitement went through the audience as he came on stage.Making short, sudden movements a slight earthquake: The tremor was felt as far as 200 miles away.Earthquakes and volcanic eruptions
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