adverb see tremulous

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  • tremulously — tremulous ► ADJECTIVE 1) shaking or quivering slightly. 2) timid; nervous. DERIVATIVES tremulously adverb tremulousness noun. ORIGIN Latin tremulus, from tremere tremble …   English terms dictionary

  • tremulously — adverb in a tremulous manner the leaves rustled tremulously in the wind • Derived from adjective: ↑tremulous …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tremulously — Tremulous Trem u*lous, a. [L. tremulus, fr. tremere to tremble. See {Tremble}.] 1. Shaking; shivering; quivering; as, a tremulous limb; a tremulous motion of the hand or the lips; the tremulous leaf of the poplar. [1913 Webster] 2. Affected with… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tremulously — See tremulous. * * * …   Universalium

  • tremulously — adverb In a tremulous manner …   Wiktionary

  • tremulously — adv. quiveringly, tremblingly; fearfully …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tremulously — trem·u·lous·ly …   English syllables

  • tremulously — See: tremulous …   English dictionary

  • tremulous — tremulously, adv. tremulousness, n. /trem yeuh leuhs/, adj. 1. (of persons, the body, etc.) characterized by trembling, as from fear, nervousness, or weakness. 2. timid; timorous; fearful. 3. (of things) vibratory, shaking, or quivering. 4. (of… …   Universalium

  • quaver — quaverer, n. quaveringly, adv. quavery, quaverous, adj. /kway veuhr/, v.i. 1. to shake tremulously; quiver or tremble: He stood there quavering with fear. 2. to sound, speak, or sing tremulously: Her voice quavered a moment and then she regained… …   Universalium

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