Definitions

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  • noun Obsolete form of tremor.
  • verb Obsolete spelling of tremor.

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Examples

  • It is so sensitive that a disturbance in any part of it causes a "tremour which is felt on the surface of countless worlds."

    The Unseen World, and Other Essays

  • It is so sensitive that a disturbance in any part of it causes a "tremour which is felt on the surface of countless worlds."

    The Unseen World and Other Essays

  • We are like animals, and birds, like living creatures, and yet just as tuneful begins to tremour the likelihood that we are

    A poem by Margaret Christakos

  • No more to brood over the voluptuous sweetness of vague, seductive ecstasy, no more to run after each fresh form of beauty, no more to hang over every tremour of her delicate, strong wings.

    The Jew and other stories

  • Mrs. Gerhardt took the card with a tremour of gratefulness.

    Jennie Gerhardt

  • She scarcely dared to lift her timid eyes from the ground, and when by accident they met his, a soft tremour seized her; and apprehension lest he should discover her sentiments, served only to render her confusion conspicuous.

    A Sicilian Romance

  • Its sounds thrilled her with a universal tremour; the dread of discovery so strongly operated upon her mind, that she stood in momentary expectation of seeing the door of the passage unclosed by the marquis; and she was deprived of all power of seeking refuge in the cavern.

    A Sicilian Romance

  • His hands and face were working and a tremour went over her.

    Ulysses

  • We're all active players -- whether we like it or not -- in the financial minefield of a global economy that reacts instantly to every tremour of change.

    Change, Challenge, Opportunity

  • The brewer's son, who had been on the point of facing death without a tremour, grew pale and trembled.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 54, No. 334, August 1843

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