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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Trem·bling a. Shaking; tottering; quivering. -- Trem*bling*ly, adv.
 Trembling poplar Bot., the aspen.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Trem·ble v. i. [imp. & p. p. Trembled p. pr. & vb. n. Trembling ]
 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.
    I tremble still with fear.   --Shak.
    Frighted Turnus trembled as he spoke.   --Dryden.
 2. To totter; to shake; -- said of a thing.
 The Mount of Sinai, whose gray top
 Shall tremble.   --Milton.
 3. To quaver or shake, as sound; to be tremulous; as the voice trembles.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : vibrating slightly and irregularly; as e.g. with fear or
            cold or like the leaves of an aspen in a breeze; "a
            quaking bog"; "the quaking child asked for more";
            "quivering leaves of a poplar tree"; "with shaking
            knees"; "seemed shaky on her feet"; "sparkling light
            from the shivering crystals of the chandelier";
            "trembling hands" [syn: quaking, quivering, shaking,
             shaky, shivering]
      n : a shaky motion; "the shaking of his fingers as he lit his
          pipe" [syn: shaking, shakiness, quiver, quivering,
           vibration, palpitation]