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tremulous
used in Picture of Dorian Gray - 13 chapter version

6 uses
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Definition
quivering (shaky) — usually from weakness or fear — especially of the voice
  • In the garden-scene it had all the tremulous ecstasy that one hears just before dawn when nightingales are singing.
    Chapter 3 (41% in)
  • From the corner of the divan of Persian saddle-bags on which he was lying, smoking, as usual, innumerable cigarettes, Lord Henry Wotton could just catch the gleam of the honey-sweet and honey-colored blossoms of the laburnum, whose tremulous branches seemed hardly able to bear the burden of a beauty so flame-like as theirs; and now and then the fantastic shadows of birds in flight flitted across the long tussore-silk curtains that were stretched in front of the huge window, producing a...
    Chapter 1 (2% in)
  • CHAPTER V For some reason or other, the house was crowded that night, and the fat Jew manager who met them at the door was beaming from ear to ear with an oily, tremulous smile.
    Chapter 5 (1% in)
  • Tears came to his eyes as he remembered her child-like look and winsome fanciful ways and shy tremulous grace.
    Chapter 6 (89% in)
  • "And here is the key, Master Dorian," said the old lady, after going over the contents of her bunch with tremulously uncertain hands.
    Chapter 8 (12% in)
  • He would often spend a whole day settling and resettling in their cases the various stones that he had collected, such as the olive-green chrysoberyl that turns red by lamplight, the cymophane with its wire-like line of silver, the pistachio-colored peridot, rose-pink and wine-yellow topazes, carbuncles of fiery scarlet with tremulous four-rayed stars, flamered cinnamon-stones, orange and violet spinels, and amethysts with their alternate layers of ruby and sapphire.
    Chapter 9 (44% in)

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