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trĕmŭlus , a, um, adj. tremo.
I. Lit., shaking, quaking, quivering, trembling, tremulous (poet. and in post-Aug. prose): “anus,Plaut. Curc. 1, 3, 3; cf.: “incurvus, tremulus, labiis demissis, gemens,Ter. Eun. 2, 3, 45: “manus annisque metuque,Ov. M. 10, 414; so, “anni,Prop. 4 (5), 7, 73.tempus,Cat. 61, 161: “passus (senilis hiemis),Ov. M. 15, 212: “artus,Lucr. 3, 7: “manus,Plin. 14, 22, 28, § 142: “guttur, Cic. poët. Div. 1, 8, 14: ut mare fit tremulum, tenui cum stringitur aura,Ov. H. 11, 75: “harundo,id. M. 11, 190: “canna,id. ib. 6, 326: “cupressus,Petr. 131: flamma, Cic. poët. N. D. 2, 43, 110; Verg. E. 8, 105; cf.: “jubar ignis,Lucr. 5, 696: “ignes,id. 4, 405: “lumen,Verg. A. 8, 22: “motus,Lucr. 3, 301: “horror,Prop. 1, 5, 15: “lorum,Luc. 4, 444: “colores,Claud. in Ruf. 2, 356: “equi,” i.e. restless, spirited, Nemes. Cyn. 256 (cf. Verg. G. 3, 84 and 250).— Subst.: sacopenium sanat vertigines, tremulos, opisthotonicos, i.e. shaking or trembling in the joints, Plin. 20, 18, 75, § 197; 20, 9, 34, § 85; 23, 4, 47, § 92.—In neutr., adverb.: “(puella) tam tremulum crissat,tremblingly, Mart. 14, 203, 1. —
II. Transf., act., that causes one to shake or shiver: “frigus,Cic. Arat. 68.—* Adv.: trĕmŭlē , tremblingly, App. M. 5, p. 168, 28.
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