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 ?
I'm a worse man than you thought I was, Nancy," said Godfrey, rather tremulously.
You know as well as I do how Strickland lived," he said tremulously.
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.
Its little leaves were hanging tremulously, not yet so fully blown as to hide its development of bough and twig, making poetry against the spiritual tints of a spring sunset.
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.
For what her soft eyes said was that she was always waiting tremulously to be won.
I'll do anything you wish me to, Bartley," she said tremulously.
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 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.
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.