in a state.
Taking his hand she stepped close to him, misty-eyed, atremble.
Terry Charles Goff Thomson
The snow was suffocating him, and his legs were atremble with the effort he had put forth.
Left on the Labrador Dillon Wallace
But my limbs were all atremble; I could not come down to you, and I wanted so much to talk to you.
Moni the Goat Boy and Other Stories Johanna Spyri
Strangely enough, as she put the glass to her eyes, the little French girl found herself all atremble.
Gypsy Flight Roy J. Snell
It irritated me that we should have scrambled over the rocks for nothing; my legs were atremble from our haste.
The Great Quest Charles Boardman Hawes
It seemed as though he had lived through years since the moment, three hours ago, when he had been all atremble in the church.
The Red and the Black Stendhal
She was all atremble that he should recognize her and speak to her.
Marriage H. G. Wells
And she put her arm about my head and put out her lips and we kissed, and boy though I was, I was all atremble.
Tono Bungay H. G. Wells
atremble with excitement, she tiptoed after the foreman as he led the way into the workroom.
Hungry Hearts Anzia Yezierska
A remarkable story, called “In Prison,” all atremble with new sensations, inaugurates this new style.
Contemporary Russian Novelists Serge Persky
1852, from a- (1) + tremble (v.).
the congenital absence, or the pathological closure, of an opening, passage, or cavity. Historical Examples atresia was in no instance great enough to account for the complete loss of enlarged follicles. Natural History of the Ornate Box Turtle, Terrapene ornata ornata Agassiz John M. Legler Perhaps in some cases of atresia there may be a […]
the congenital absence, or the pathological closure, of an opening, passage, or cavity. noun absence of or unnatural narrowing of a body channel n. “occlusion of a natural passage in the body,” 1807, from Modern Latin atresia, from Greek atretos “not perforated,” from a-, privative prefix, + tresis “perforation,” from PIE *tere- “to rub, turn,” […]
the father of Plisthenes, Agamemnon, Menelaus, and Anaxibia upon whose house Thyestes pronounced a curse. Contemporary Examples Resurrected by the gods, Pelops has a son whom he names Atreus, and Atreus repeats the family curse. Cheney Blood Lust Lee Siegel October 21, 2009 Historical Examples Or from what necessity did the son of Atreus, assembling […]
Architecture. Also called cavaedium. the main or central room of an ancient Roman house, open to the sky at the center and usually having a pool for the collection of rain water. a courtyard, flanked or surrounded by porticoes, in front of an early or medieval Christian church. a skylit central court in a contemporary […]