tremble with (something)

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tremble with (something)

To experience some intense emotion or condition, such as excitement, anticipation, anxiety, or fear, that causes one to shake or feel giddy. The children trembled with fear as the bear approached them in the woods. I trembled with excitement at the thought of having my own car.
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tremble with something

to tremble because of something. The children trembled with fear during the storm. David trembled with rage when he saw his slashed tires.
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References in classic literature ?
He looked exactly like a little angel, but he was so pale, and his whole body trembled with cold.
There stood a little boy, quite naked, and the water ran down from his long golden hair; he trembled with cold, and had he not come into a warm room he would most certainly have perished in the frightful tempest.
A policeman who arrested the man in the cafeteria, said: "At the sight of the offender, the victim trembled with fear and hid behind her mother."
Over the next 3 weeks, Loihi trembled with more than 5,000 quakes, 100 of which reached magnitude 4 and one of which attained magnitude 5, says Paul Okubo, a seismologist with the U.S.