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tremulous
used in Hard Times

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Definition quivering (shaky) — usually from weakness or fear — especially of the voice
  • This country, gradually softening towards the neighbourhood of Mr. Bounderby's retreat, there mellowed into a rustic landscape, golden with heath, and snowy with hawthorn in the spring of the year, and tremulous with leaves and their shadows all the summer time.
    2.7 -- Book 2 Chapter 7 -- Gunpowder (17% in)

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