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tremulous
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Middlemarch
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  • Mary did not mean to betray any feeling, but in spite of herself she ended in a tremulous tone of vexation.
  • "Yes," said Dorothea, rather tremulously.
  • Then again she was conscious of another change which also made her tremulous; it was a sudden strange yearning of heart towards Will Ladislaw.
  • "Nothing could have changed me but—" her heart was swelling, and it was difficult to go on; she made a great effort over herself to say in a low tremulous voice, "but thinking that you were different—not so good as I had believed you to be."
  • "It is better for us not to speak on the subject," she said, with a tremulousness not common in her voice, "since you and Mr. Casaubon disagree.

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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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