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agitation, earthquake, flutter, quake, quaver, quiver, quivering, ripple, seism, shake, shiver, temblor, tremble, trepidation, upheaval, vibration, wobble, quaking, shivering, trembling
Origin of trembler
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Historical Examples of tremblor
Upon the morning after our arrival, a "tremblor," or shock from an earthquake, was felt on shore.Kathay: A Cruise in the China Seas
W. Hastings Macaulay
electrical engineering a device that vibrates to make or break an electrical circuit
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"earthquake," 1913, alteration of temblor, by influence of trembler.
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