tremulously


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trem·u·lous

 (trĕm′yə-ləs)
adj.
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).

[From Latin tremulus, from tremere, to tremble.]

trem′u·lous·ly adv.
trem′u·lous·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.tremulously - in a tremulous manner; "the leaves rustled tremulously in the wind"
Translations

tremulously

[ˈtremjʊləslɪ] ADVtrémulamente (liter), temblorosamente

tremulously

adv (= timidly)zaghaft, ängstlich

tremulously

[ˈtrɛmjʊləslɪ] adv (liter) (speak) → con voce tremula; (smile) → timidamente
References in classic literature ?
The delicate compliment to their confidential relations and the slight stimulus of liquor had tremulously exalted Whiskey Dick.
The young pastor's voice was tremulously sweet, rich, deep, and broken.
he added, tremulously, as if he was quite sure he needed to think on them very hard indeed.
He stopped, with a suffocating sense in him of his own impotent rage -- he stopped, and shook his fist tremulously in the empty air.
You see, too," said the Doctor, tremulously, "it is such an old companion.
I'm a worse man than you thought I was, Nancy," said Godfrey, rather tremulously.
The doctor broke the silence by saying tremulously, "I have communicated the melancholy intelligence to Mr.
And here is the key, sir," said the old lady, going over the contents of her bunch with tremulously uncertain hands.
Gradually Alexander joined; between them, whether he would or no, they forced a word or two from John; and these fell so tremulously, and spoke so eloquently of a mind oppressed with dread, that Mr.
Higginbotham," said Dominicus tremulously, "you're an honest man, and I'll take your word for it.
Let us climb a little higher,' whispered she, yet tremulously, as she turned her face upward to the lonely sky.
After one glance at the 'banished man,' who stood tremulously leaning on his stick, she turned to me.