慄 means 'afraid' or 'tremble'

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Strokes : 13    Frequency: 2364   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-45    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 3 words   Used in 8 words   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
Kun    ふるえる   おそれる   おのの
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Learn to talk about what makes people shake like a leaf, including horror movies. Find out how to say, “They were horrified by the news,” “She was trembling with fear,” “The news of the bizarre accident made TV viewers shudder,” “In a shaking voice she cried, ‘Help!’” and “The armed hijackers terrified the passengers.” Also read about the time Japanese forces fought in India.
⿰   () heart   chestnut  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 慄 is used 2 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 慄 is used 6 times, read 2 ways.
リツ : 5 words FIND ALL
shudder; shiver; tremble with fear; horrible; terrible; hair-raising
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おのの : 1 word FIND ALL
Most common form: 戦慄く
'ku' godan verb, intransitive verb
to shake (from fear, cold, excitement, etc.); to shudder; to tremble  (see also: わななく; often written with kana only)
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An additional 1 less common words include 慄 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: Joy o' Kanji : 2132  Key to Kanji:

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リツ    fear   
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くり chestnut   
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モク   ボク   き    こ- tree   
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ダイ   タイ   おおきい big   おおいに very much   おお-    
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
ジン   ニン   ひと person   
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