Perish vs Tremble - What's the difference?

perish | tremble |


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 is .

perish

English

Verb

(es)
  • To pass away; to come to naught; to waste away; to decay and disappear.
  • To die; to cease to live.
  • * 1719 ,
  • ...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.
  • (obsolete) To cause to perish.
  • (Francis Bacon)

    Synonyms

    * decease, pass away * See also

    Derived terms

    * perish the thought

    Anagrams

    *

    tremble

    English

    Verb

  • To shake, quiver, or vibrate.
  • *
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    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A shake, quiver, or vibration.