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  • n. Plural form of tremor.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of tremor.


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  • With the bitchin'-ness of Iron Man, tremors from the upcoming Hulk, and the masterpiece that will be The Dark Knight in July, Spider-Man is a comic book character that is desperately trying to achieve some relevance, especially given Marvel's standalone success as of late.

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  • SYDNEY: Australian shares were likely to emerge unscathed from the short-term tremors of Dubai World's request for a debt freeze and trade in a tight range in the coming week, dealers said.


  • • A report on environmental pressure groups calling on governments to abandon new nuclear power stations and large waste dump projects referred to tremors in India ranging up to 6.3 on the Richter scale.

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  • Not long after, he started to scream, uncoiling his body so violently that his hands ended up above his head, convulsing in tremors.

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  • If the heavy drinker is suddenly deprived of alcohol, the withdrawal syndrome sets in: a response characterized by tremors, nausea, weakness, and a fast heart rate, followed by an increase in anxiety or hostility.

    Alcohol and The Addictive Brain

  • The tremors were the beginning of one massive quake that would cause the entire Florida Peninsula to separate from the rest of the Continental United States — what was left of it at least.

    The Doomsayer

  • As she stood at the top of the staircase, smiling, shaking hands with people, and watching Robin Pierce coming slowly nearer, she wondered a little at certain secret uneasinesses -- they could scarcely be called tremors -- which had recently oppressed her.

    The Woman with the Fan

  • We can all verify the statement of our text by recalling the tremors of conscience, the self-disgust, the dread of discovery which accompanied the first commission of some evil deed, and the silence of undisturbed, almost unconscious facility, that accompanied later repetitions of it.

    Expositions of Holy Scripture Second Kings Chapters VIII to End and Chronicles, Ezra, and Nehemiah. Esther, Job, Proverbs, and Ecclesiastes

  • Risky assets posted very strong total returns in the first half notwithstanding tremors from the Japanese earthquake and Middle East unrest.

  • Parker residents just assumed the tremors were another quake or aftershocks, Wenger said. - Local News


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