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 ?
Irwine nodded slowly, and Adam went on rather tremulously, "You was t' ha' married me and Hetty Sorrel, you know, sir, o' the fifteenth o' this month.
"I'm a worse man than you thought I was, Nancy," said Godfrey, rather tremulously. "Can you forgive me ever?"
"You know as well as I do how Strickland lived," he said tremulously. "I couldn't let her live in those circumstances -- I simply couldn't."
"You see, too," said the Doctor, tremulously, "it is such an old companion."
"And here is the key, sir," said the old lady, going over the contents of her bunch with tremulously uncertain hands.
Softly and tremulously, the sweet lips lingered, and touched his lips in return.
One kiss, and then a long look, until Maggie said tremulously, "Let me go,--let me make haste back."
The young pastor's voice was tremulously sweet, rich, deep, and broken.
Rachel glanced quickly at her husband, as Eliza tremulously answered "yes;" her fears, ever uppermost, suggesting that possibly there might be advertisements out for her.
"I'll do anything you wish me to, Bartley," she said tremulously. "I can't stand seeing you miserable."
For what her soft eyes said was that she was always waiting tremulously to be won.
"But why conceal those imperfections?" interposed I, tremulously.