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  • adj. In a trembling or shaking state

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Trembling; tremulous.


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tremble +‎ -y


  • When I first heard that there was to be a Saw IV, I felt a kind of trembly panic deep in my gut.

    Juliette Lewis Voice Cast for ‘Metropia’

  • Other horses were brought up for the girls to ride, as they were too weak and "trembly" to walk.

    The Moving Picture Girls at Rocky Ranch Or, Great Days Among the Cowboys

  • I 'm glad I have 'a rare style of beauty,' and I 'm glad my father 's rich, so I can have lovely clothes and -- Seems to me any one ought to see that I' m prettier than that old lady over there; she 's all bent over and wrinkled, and when she talks her voice is all kind of trembly, and her eyes are as dim --


  • ‘I’d really go now if I were you; Tycho is kind of trembly because of the drugs.’

    Blonde, Black and Blood Red

  • "trembly," as she called it, this best of Marthas added cheerfully:

    Hildegarde's Holiday a story for girls

  • This is borne out in cinema evidence in 28 DAYS LATER, where the zombie-like “Rage Victims” are seen still moving around three months later after epidemic outbreak, but not managing anything but a week, trembly crawl.

    Rifles, Shotguns, Pancakes and Werewolves « Third Point of Singularity

  • I was trembly all over, and my stomach generated a nervous palpitation that made me seasick.

    That Spot

  • And when his hands are too trembly, and his eyes too shiny, why, I lecture him about his life and the wrong way he is going about it to mend it.

    Chapter 19

  • “Ethan—” Her voice sounded faint and trembly in the still night air.


  • I was a right trembly twiggy little leafy, ablowin in the wind, as the singer said.

    Magic X


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  • Farmer Palmer pedalled with trembly legs and they wibble-wobbled along the road. Ebenezer soon fell asleep on the pig's shoulder, snoring with oaten breath.

    - William Steig, Farmer Palmer's Wagon Ride

    September 29, 2008