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  • America and British Columbia, and the White Birch (B. populifolia), also a slender tree of Canada and the Northern States, with tremulous leaves like some of the Aspens.
  • She spoke in a soft, tremulous voice, and in the weary eyes that looked over her spectacles Sonya read all that the countess meant to convey with these words.
  • The sound of voices, the tramping feet, the horses’ hoofs moving in mud, the crackling of wood fires near and afar, merged into one tremulous rumble.
  • When the crowd collected round him he seemed confused, but at the demand of the tall lad who had pushed his way up to him, he began in a rather tremulous voice to read the sheet from the beginning.
  • That tremulous expression on Natasha’s face, prepared either for despair or rapture, suddenly brightened into a happy, grateful, childlike smile.
  • And it is perhaps not arbitrary to suppose that the splendour of the ritual in Amos’s time implies a tremulous anxiety that Israel’s seeming prosperity under Jeroboam II.
  • The roundish leaves, toothed on the margin, are slightly downy when young, but afterwards smooth, dark green on the upper and greyish green on the lower surface; the long slender petioles, much flattened towards the outer end, allow of free lateral motion by the lightest breeze, giving the foliage its well-known tremulous character.

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tremulous

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adjective

    The definition of tremulous is quivering, timid or nervous.

    When you give a quivering and uncertain smile because you are nervous, this is an example of a smile that would be described as tremulous.

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tremulous

  1. trembling; quivering; palpitating
  2. fearful; timid; timorous
  3. marked by or showing trembling or quivering: tremulous excitement

Origin of tremulous

Classical Latin tremulus from tremere, to tremble

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tremulous

adjective

  1. a. Marked by trembling, quivering, or shaking: tremulous hands.
    b. Marked by a rapid varying between pitches or tones: a tremulous voice.
  2. Timid or fearful: “the tremulous daughter who never left her father’s house” ( Margo Jefferson )

Origin of tremulous

From Latin tremulus from tremere to tremble

Related Forms:

  • trem′u·lous·ly

    adverb

  • trem′u·lous·ness

    noun

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Adjective

(comparative more tremulous, superlative most tremulous)

  1. Trembling , quivering , or shaking .
  2. Timid , hesitant , or unconfident .
Related terms

  • tremble
  • tremor
Origin

From Latin tremulus, from tremō (“I shake”). Cognate to Ancient Greek τρέμω (trémō).

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  • America and British Columbia, and the White Birch (B. populifolia), also a slender tree of Canada and the Northern States, with tremulous leaves like some of the Aspens.
  • She spoke in a soft, tremulous voice, and in the weary eyes that looked over her spectacles Sonya read all that the countess meant to convey with these words.
  • The sound of voices, the tramping feet, the horses’ hoofs moving in mud, the crackling of wood fires near and afar, merged into one tremulous rumble.
  • When the crowd collected round him he seemed confused, but at the demand of the tall lad who had pushed his way up to him, he began in a rather tremulous voice to read the sheet from the beginning.
  • That tremulous expression on Natasha’s face, prepared either for despair or rapture, suddenly brightened into a happy, grateful, childlike smile.
 
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  • tremolo
  • tremulousness
  • tremulant
  • tremulously
  • untremulous
  • Bifrost
  • succussive
  • quaky
  • shaky
  • quivery

Words near tremulous in the dictionary


  • tremps
  • tremulant
  • tremulants
  • tremulent
  • tremulous
  • tremulously
  • tremulousness
  • tren
  • trenail
  • trenails

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