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tremulous
used in A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

3 uses
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Definition
quivering (shaky) — usually from weakness or fear — especially of the voice
  • A girl—in spite of bright-red lipstick and grown-up clothes and a lot of knowledge picked up here and there—who was yet tremulously innocent; a girl who had come face to face with some of the evil of the world and most of its hardships, and yet had remained curiously untouched by the world.
    Chapter 53 (44% in)
  • So now, when Francie heard themselves called lousy bastards, she smiled tremulously at the kind man.
    Chapter 27 (27% in)
  • That was Ben Blake; well-dressed, gay, handsome, brilliant, sure of himself, well-liked by the boys, with all the girls crazy about him—and Francie Nolan tremulously in love with him.
    Chapter 49 (34% in)

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