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quivering (shaky) — usually from weakness or fear — especially of the voice
  • Mary did not mean to betray any feeling, but in spite of herself she ended in a tremulous tone of vexation.
    Book 2 — Old and Young (14% in)
  • "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.
    Book 4 — Three Love Problems (65% in)
  • "Yes," said Dorothea, rather tremulously.
    Book 5 — The Dead Hand (46% in)
  • Then again she was conscious of another change which also made her tremulous; it was a sudden strange yearning of heart towards Will Ladislaw.
    Book 5 — The Dead Hand (59% in)
  • "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."
    Book 8 — Sunset and Sunrise (79% in)

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