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tremulous
used in David Copperfield

3 uses
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Definition quivering (shaky) — usually from weakness or fear — especially of the voice
  • I am afraid I was in a tremulous state for a minute or so, though I did my best to disguise it.
    Chapters 37-39 (30% in)
  • 'My dear Strong,' said Mr. Wickfield in a tremulous voice, 'my good friend, I needn't tell you that it has been my vice to look for some one master motive in everybody, and to try all actions by one narrow test.
    Chapters 40-42 (77% in)
  • 'Mas'r Davy,' he said, in a low tremulous voice, when it was covered, 'I thank my Heav'nly Father as my dream's come true!
    Chapters 49-51 (55% in)

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