Dench trembles whilst uttering the words, “out damned spots!”
She looks sideways as the monster speaker booms and trembles and young men dance toward her.
Curled into a fetal position on an outdoor, candle-lit matt in Costa Rica, the 18-year-old trembles in fear.
Mrs. Talbot trembles slightly, and blushes a good deal, but says nothing.
I guess the trembles in my head must have got into my fingers when I did it.
Hearing himself thus made light of Ephialtes trembles with anger, like a tower rocking in an earthquake.
It is when the soul rises to "here and now" that he trembles.
Oh, it ain't nothing, dearie; just a bit of the trembles, and to prove to old Hannah that she is getting on in years.
He trembles at the responsibility which he has incurred by engaging the feelings of another.
This from your brother who trembles for Zion, and for the wrath of heaven, which awaits her if she repent not.
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.