During this time, the ground continued to tremble, albeit less violently.
The city, the state, the whole land, were ready to rise and tremble before the Pallid Mask.
I just tremble when I think about how tremendous this moment is.
He began to read, raising his eyebrows with a puzzled, whimsical air, which made me tremble with suppressed anger.
Who is this woman going toe-to-toe with Wintour, when all others appear to tremble, and who excels because of it?
I began to tremble, seized one of his arms, and implored him not to be angry.
I will, or perish in the generous cause: Hear this, and tremble!
He did not want to afford his assassins the pleasure of seeing him tremble.
Who cannot flatter, and detest who can, tremble before a noble serving-man?
“Something—to—sell to me,” she faltered, aware that his glowing eyes upon her made her tremble.
c.1300, "shake from fear, cold, etc.," from Old French trembler "tremble, fear" (11c.), from Vulgar Latin *tremulare (source of Italian tremolare, Spanish temblar), from Latin tremulus "trembling, tremulous," from tremere "to tremble, shiver, quake," from PIE *trem- "to tremble" (cf. Greek tremein "to shiver, tremble," Lithuanian trimu "to chase away," Old Church Slavonic treso "to shake," Gothic þramstei "grasshopper"). A native word for this was Old English bifian. Related: Trembled; trembling. The noun is recorded from c.1600.