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tremulous

trem·u·lous

tremulous

 
 
pronunciation:
trem y ls
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: trembling or wavering, or inclined to tremble or waver.
Her hands had become tremulous as the illness worsened.Overcome by nerves, he answered in a tremulous voice.
antonyms:
steady
similar words:
shaky
definition 2: timid, anxious, or fearful.
Alone on the stage, the child appeared tremulous.
antonyms:
confident
similar words:
afraid, shy, timorous
definition 3: done or made in a shaky manner.
The tiny infant made a tremulous cry.He managed a tremulous signature on the hospital consent forms.
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derivations: tremulously (adv.), tremulousness (n.)