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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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The nun began to wonder why Miss Lacey had kept her eyes tremulously closed during this account, as if in the church confessional.
He overlooks, for example, the sympathetic treatment that Hitchcock gives the lovers at certain points, especially Farley Granger's dark, troubled young man Philip, tremulously sensitive and physically beautiful.
In fact, the song is a prolonged musical and affective crescendo in which Hill tremulously moves "higher," toward peace of mind.
The singing--in the sixth song, for instance--is splendidly vaulted, in places sounding sweet and tremulously hushed.
Or as Conrad puts it: "One evening coming in with a candle I was startled to hear him say a little tremulously, 'I am lying here in the dark waiting for death.
Sikiokuu pleaded tremulously, "who does not know that the ruler is this country and this country is His mighty country.
As she said this her eyelids, dusted a light lavender color, came tremulously down.
Her pale image danced tremulously on the table like a purgatorial soul.
She took up her ashes in the dustpan, and looked at him, half tremulously laughing.
When new boss Mr Gordy wanted her to sing the sultry If IWere Your Woman, she tremulously told him she thought it too forward.
As for the subjects displayed, 'Courtship', 'A Duet', 'Good Night', 'Pets', and 'The Three Graces' are 'among those which return most vividly to the memory, and the performers who tremulously attempt to emulate unmovability are nearly as successful as they are in emulating the requisite standard of beauty'.
111) He linked this intimate reflection to the stimulation of national (and by "national" he meant ethnically Afrikaans) "sympathy, melancholy and nostalgia (which appeared] tremulously through the words.