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in a state.
Historical Examples

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.).


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