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trembleverb [I]

uk   us   /ˈtrem.bl̩/
B2 to ​shakeslightly, usually because you are ​cold, ​frightened, or very ​emotional: When he came out of the ​water, he was trembling withcold. Her bottomlip trembled, and ​tearswelled up in her ​eyes. His voicestarted to tremble, and I ​thought he was going to ​cry.

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tremblenoun [C or S]

uk   us   /ˈtrem.bl̩/
(Definition of tremble from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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trembleverb [I]

 us   /ˈtrem·bəl/
(of ​yourbody or a ​part of it) to ​shake without ​yourintending to, usually because you are ​frightened, ​ill, ​tired, or ​upset: Grant was trembling with ​excitement. Her ​hand trembled as she ​lifted her ​cup.
tremble
noun [U]  us   /ˈtrem·bəl/
There was a ​slight tremble in her ​voice as she ​recalled her ​husband.
(Definition of tremble from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “tremble”
in Korean 떨다…
in Arabic يَرْتَجِف…
in Malaysian menggigil…
in French trembler…
in Russian дрожать, трястись…
in Chinese (Traditional) (通常因寒冷、害怕或情緒激動)顫抖,發抖…
in Italian fremere…
in Turkish tir tir titremek…
in Polish drżeć, trząść się…
in Spanish temblar…
in Vietnamese run…
in Portuguese tremer…
in Thai สั่น…
in German zittern…
in Catalan tremolar…
in Japanese 震える, 身震いする…
in Chinese (Simplified) (通常因寒冷、害怕或情绪激动)颤抖,发抖…
in Indonesian menggigil…
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