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tremulous
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Great Expectations
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  • A tremulous uncertainty of the action of all her limbs soon became a part of her regular state, and afterwards, at intervals of two or three months, she would often put her hands to her head, and would then remain for about a week at a time in some gloomy aberration of mind.
  • When I said some reassuring words, she stretched out her tremulous right hand, as though she was going to touch me; but she recalled it again before I understood the action, or knew how to receive it.

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  • She spoke timidly in a tremulous voice.
  • She tried to sound confident, but her voice was tremulous.

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