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tremulous
used in A Christmas Carol

2 uses
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Definition
quivering (shaky) — usually from weakness or fear — especially of the voice
  • Bob's voice was tremulous when he told them this, and trembled more when he said that Tiny Tim was growing strong and hearty.
    3 — The Second of the Three Spirits (38% in)
  • The ancient tower of a church, whose gruff old bell was always peeping slily down at Scrooge out of a Gothic window in the wall, became invisible, and struck the hours and quarters in the clouds, with tremulous vibrations afterwards as if its teeth were chattering in its frozen head up there.
    1 — Marley's Ghost (38% in)

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