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Definition of Tremble

Tremble

  1. To shake involuntarily, as with fear, cold, or weakness; to quake; to quiver; to shiver; to shudder; -- said of a person or an animal.
  2. To totter; to shake; -- said of a thing.
  3. To quaver or shake, as sound; to be tremulous; as the voice trembles.
  4. An involuntary shaking or quivering.

Tremble Quotations

Let the ruling classes tremble at a communist revolution. The proletarians have nothing to lose but their chains. They have a world to win. Workingmen of all countries, unite!
Karl Marx

I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just; that his justice cannot sleep forever.
Thomas Jefferson

The most terrifying moment in my life was October 1962, during the Cuban Missile Crisis. I did not know all the facts - we have learned only recently how close we were to war - but I knew enough to make me tremble.
Joseph Rotblat

I tremble for my country when I hear of confidence expressed in me. I know too well my weakness, that our only hope is in God.
Robert E. Lee

Well may the boldest fear and the wisest tremble when incurring responsibilities on which may depend our country's peace and prosperity, and in some degree the hopes and happiness of the whole human family.
James K. Polk
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Tremble Translations

tremble in Danish is ryste
tremble in Dutch is rillen, huiveren, beven, bibberen
tremble in Finnish is vavista
tremble in French is tremblons, trembler, tremblez, tremblent
tremble in German is zittern, zittern, bange
tremble in Latin is palpito
tremble in Portuguese is trema
tremble in Spanish is temblar, temblor
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