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Definition of the noun tremble
What does tremble mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: trembles
- a reflex motion caused by cold or fear or excitement
- lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
- synonyms of tremble: shake / shiver
- more generic terms: inborn reflex / innate reflex / instinctive reflex / physiological reaction / reflex / reflex action / reflex response / unconditioned reflex = an automatic instinctive unlearned reaction to a stimulus
Alternative definition of the noun tremble
- A shake, quiver, or vibration.
Definition of the verb tremble
What does tremble mean as a doing word?
Tremble is one of the top 1000 most common verbs in the English language.
verb - inflections: trembled | trembling | trembles
- move or jerk quickly and involuntarily up and down or sideways
- examples: The crowds tremble in the streets | The streets tremble with crowds
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula Verbs with the same syntax [Experiencer - being] [Verb] Sharon shivered Verbs Involving the Body: convulse, cower, quake, quiver, shake, shiver, shudder, writhe [Experiencer - being] [Verb] from / at [Cause] Sharon fainted at the sight of the accident | Sharon fainted from hunger | Sharon shivered at the thought of the cold sea | Sharon shivered from fear there [Verb] [Theme, indefinite] There fluttered a flag (over the fort) Verbs of Existence: bob, bow, creep, dance, drift, eddy, falter, flap, float, flutter, hover, jiggle, joggle, oscillate, pulsate, quake, quiver, revolve, rock, roil, rotate, shake, stir, sway, swirl, teeter, throb, totter, undulate, vacillate, vibrate, waft, wave, waver, wiggle, wobble, writhe [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Theme] The patriots waved the flag [Theme - concrete object] [Verb] A flag fluttered [Theme - concrete object] [Verb] [Locative Preposition] [Location] A flag fluttered over the fort | Bees are swarming in the garden [Locative Preposition] [Location] [Verb] [Theme] In the aquarium swam a striped fish | Over the fort fluttered a flag
- lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
- more generic words: agitate / shake = move or cause to move back and forth
- more specific words:
Alternative definition of the verb tremble
- [intransitive] To shake, quiver, or vibrate.
- "Tremble" is a song by Lou Rhodes. It was the only single released from her debut solo album Beloved One.
- "Tremble" is a musical single of Marc et Claude.
- also known as Tremble (Riva Remixes)
- released in (14 years ago)
- "Tremble" is a musical single of Global Illumination.
- released in (8 years ago)
- "Tremble" is a musical single of Lou Rhodes.
- released on (9 years ago)
- "Tremble" is a musical album of Jan Hellriegel.
- released in (21 years ago)
- "Tremble" is a musical single of Walter Trout & The Free Radicals.
- released in (22 years ago)
"Tremble" is an independent short film, written, produced and directed by Australian filmmakers The Schelle Brothers, Ben Schelle and Matthew J Schelle. The film stars actor Danny Boyd as an old man trapped beneath the rubble and debris of the former Newcastle Worker's Club in the aftermath of the 1989 Newcastle Earthquake. Co-starring are actors Joe Brown, Ricky Bush and stand-up comedian Tim Bean. The film was a finalist at the 2008 Newcastle Shootout film festival, where it also received the award for Best Art Direction for its scenes depicting the devastation of the Worker's Club. The award was also won by the same filmmakers the previous year for their World War II comedy short, The Night They Attacked Australia.
- country: Australia
- language: English Language
- director: Matthew Schelle
- producer: Ben Schelle
- written by Matthew Schelle & Ben Schelle
- genres: Indie film, Drama
- released on (7 years ago)
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Tremble
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A Dictionary of Similes (1917)
by Frank Jenners Wilstach
Tremble — continued. Trembling like a bridal veil. — Aubrey De Vere. Trembling like a little child. — Dumas, pere. Trembling as the dewy rose the wind has shaken. — O. W. Holmes. Tremble like the stars in the sky. — Hood. Trembles like a ...
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Scrabble value of T1R1E1M3B3L1E1
The value of this 7-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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