tremor noun

1 small earthquake

ADJ. minor, slight | severe | earth

2 shaking movement

ADJ. faint, slight, small, tiny He felt a tiny tremor of excitement as he glimpsed the city lights. | violent | uncontrollable | nervous | icy

VERB + TREMOR send Her expression sent an icy tremor through him. | feel She felt a tremor run down her back when she saw him. | control He couldn't control the tremor in his voice.

TREMOR + VERB run A tremor ran through the audience. | shake sb/sth An uncontrollable tremor shook his mouth.

PREP. with/without a ~ He managed to make his short speech without a tremor. | ~ of a tremor of fear