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Tremulous

tremulous

1. Shaking; shivering; quivering; as, a tremulous limb; a tremulous motion of the hand or the lips; the tremulous leaf of the poplar.

2. Affected with fear or timidity; trembling. The tender, tremulous Christian. (dr. H. More) Tremulously, Tremulousness.

Origin: L. Tremulus, fr. Tremere to tremble. See Tremble.


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Familial Action Tremors

... Lord reignth, let the people tremble." In 1817, James Parkinson characterized the tremor in his essay on The Shaking Palsy. "Involuntary tremulous motion in parts not in action. Tremor is defined as a rhythmic, involuntary, oscillating movement of a body part occurring in isolation or ...

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