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tremulous

 [trem´u-lus]
shaking, trembling, or quivering.

trem·u·lous

(trem'yū-lŭs),
Characterized by tremor.

tremulous

/trem·u·lous/ (-u-lus) pertaining to or characterized by tremors.

tremulous

[trem′yələs]
Etymology: L, tremulare, to tremble
pertaining to tremors, or involuntary muscular contractions.

trem·u·lous

(trem'yū-lŭs)
Characterized by tremor.

tremulous

shaking, trembling or quivering.
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Yes, sir," Hetty answered, with a tremulous, almost whispering voice.
He was fond of reading the pathetic passages from both books, and I can still hear his rich, vibrant voice as it lingered in tremulous emotion on the periods he loved.
Tell that guy on the other bench," she said, with a happy, tremulous laugh, "that his girl wants him.
Not half so proud as I am of you, nor with half the reason," she answered, looking me straight in the eyes for a moment with an expression in her own and a dancing, tremulous light which I had not seen before and which gave me a pang of quick delight, I know not why, for I did not understand it.
What else could that expression have meant--that dancing, tremulous light, and a something more which words could not describe.
At twilight a wonderfully tremulous, wonderfully different Aunt Polly crept to Pollyanna's bedside.
To be sure, I laughed over this; but it was rather tremulous laughter; and I was glad to get my bundle on my staff's end and set out over the ford and up the hill upon the farther side; till, just as I came on the green drove-road running wide through the heather, I took my last look of Kirk Essendean, the trees about the manse, and the big rowans in the kirkyard where my father and my mother lay.
You will find no home with me," he answered, with tremulous rage.
I can't believe in you any more," said Tom, gradually passing from the tremulous excitement of the first moment to cold inflexibility.
On the standout Million Years Ago, sparse accompaniment from producer Greg Kurstin lets her window-breaking vocal find its most tremulous and revealing level.
He held the keys Of nature's variant moods and solitudes A druid gray, his loving life-blood leapt In transport tremulous beneath the power Of beauty and of symmetry that slept Within the petals of the frailest flower.
David Cameron can either show tremulous fastidiousness and lose or ruthless pragmatism and win.