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Synonyms for tremor
ˈtrɛm ər, ˈtri mərtremor

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. tremor

    Fear is the generic term denoting an emotion excited by threatening evil with a desire to avoid or escape it; fear may be sudden or lingering, in view of present, of imminent, or of distant and only possible danger; in the latter sense dread is oftener used. Horror (etymologically a shivering or shuddering) denotes a shuddering fear accompanied with abhorrence or such a shock to the feelings and sensibilities as may exist without fear, as when one suddenly encounters some ghastly spectacle; we say of a desperate but fettered criminal, "I looked upon him with horror." Where horror includes fear, it is fear mingled with abhorrence. (See ABHOR.) Affright, fright, and terror are always sudden, and in actual presence of that which is terrible. Fear may overwhelm, or may nerve one to desperate defense; fright and terror render one incapable of defense; fear may be controlled by force of will; fright and terror overwhelm the will; terror paralyzes, fright may cause one to fly, to scream, or to swoon. Fright is largely a matter of the nerves; fear of the intellect and the imagination; terror of all the faculties, bodily and mental. Panic is a sudden fear or fright, affecting numbers at once; vast armies or crowded audiences are liable to panic upon slight occasion. In a like sense we speak of a financial panic. Dismay is a helpless sinking of heart in view of some overwhelming peril or sorrow. Dismay is more reflective, enduring, and despairing than fright; a horse is subject to fright or terror, but not to dismay. Awe is a reverential fear. Compare ALARM.

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    Synonyms:
    affright, apprehension, awe, consternation, dismay, disquietude, dread, fear, fright, horror, misgiving, panic, terror, timidity, trembling, trepidation

Princeton's WordNet

  1. tremor, shuddernoun

    an involuntary vibration (as if from illness or fear)

    Synonyms:
    microseism, shudder, tingle, chill, earth tremor, shiver, quiver, thrill, frisson

  2. tremor, earth tremor, microseismnoun

    a small earthquake

    Synonyms:
    earth tremor, shudder, microseism

  3. tremorverb

    shaking or trembling (usually resulting from weakness or stress or disease)

    Synonyms:
    earth tremor, shudder, microseism

  4. tremor, quakeverb

    shake with seismic vibrations

    "The earth was quaking"

    Synonyms:
    palpitate, quake, quiver

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. tremornoun

    Synonyms:
    trembling, shaking, quaking, quivering, trepidation, agitation, perturbation, flutter, tremulousness

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "tremor":

    quake, earthquake, twitch, temblor, jolt, aftershock, shakes, shake, buffet

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How to use tremor in a sentence?

  1. Neil Mellor:

    It may be that this is just a tremor in Russia and it may be isolated, but it is too early to say, we always knew that the dollar's rise would send a shock through emerging markets and we can see that is happening.

  2. Sakiko Hagiwara:

    On the second floor of our house, the tremor was too strong to stand, Pictures fell off the wall.

  3. Mark Poltimore:

    There is no doubt that the geopolitics of the region are causing a little bit of a tremor in our Russian market.

  4. Thomas Nybo:

    This region is no stranger to earthquakes, a lot of people had the same feeling : This is a tremor, it passed. When that wasn't the case, they were in uncharted territory... It's basically an unwritten book.

  5. Michael Wolfson:

    If Berkeley was a tremor, Philadelphia is an earthquake, and we expect there will be more earthquakes going forward.


Translations for tremor

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  • třesCzech
  • Beben, zitternGerman
  • ριγώ, σεισμός, ρίγος, τρέμω, τρεμούλαGreek
  • temblorSpanish
  • لرزشPersian
  • väreily, vavahdella, väreillä, vavahtelu, tärinä, värähdelläFinnish
  • trémulation, tremblement de terre, tremblement, tremblerFrench
  • remegés, remeg, reszket, lökés, reszketés, rázkódásHungarian
  • 震える, 震え, 揺れJapanese
  • tremorLatin
  • drżeć, drżenie, wstrząsPolish
  • tremer, tremorPortuguese
  • allpa chukchuy, pacha kuyuyQuechua
  • дрожать, дрожь, трястись, сотрясение, дрожание, толчокRussian
  • skaka, skalv, skakning, jordskalvSwedish

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