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English definition of “tremble”

tremble

verb [I] uk   /ˈtrem.bl̩/ us  
B2 to shake slightly, usually because you are cold, frightened, or very emotional: When he came out of the water, he was trembling with cold. Her bottom lip trembled and tears welled up in her eyes. His voice started to tremble and I thought he was going to cry.

tremble

noun [C or S] uk   /ˈtrem.bl̩/ us  
a slight shake: There was a slight tremble in her voice as she recalled her husband.
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