Perish vs Tremble - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between perish and tremble
is that perish
is to pass away; to come to naught; to waste away; to decay and disappear while tremble
To pass away; to come to naught; to waste away; to decay and disappear.
To die; to cease to live.
* 1719 ,
(obsolete) To cause to perish.
- ...the ship struck upon a sand, and ... the sea broke over her in such a manner that we expected we should all have perished immediately; and we were immediately driven into our close quarters, to shelter us from the very foam and spray of the sea.
- (Francis Bacon)
* decease, pass away
* See also
* perish the thought
To shake, quiver, or vibrate.
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A shake, quiver, or vibration.