Thesaurus / quavering

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

Its tremulous, quavering cry is not a screech at all, and has an attraction of its own.
Her laughter was echoed in quavering fashion by the other weepers.
The thin, quavering sensation of an old voice differs in my touch from the sensation of a young voice.
However, when darkness finally merged into twilight, a long, quavering cry rose in the south.
WHITE OTTERELMER RUSSELL GREGOR
Beyond the close-growing bushes I heard the crow baby's quavering cry; and these seemed indeed anxious days in crowland.
UPON THE TREE-TOPSOLIVE THORNE MILLER
Often on the edge of night I have listened to his quavering, querulous cry from the elm-tops below me by the meadow.
THE FACE OF THE FIELDSDALLAS LORE SHARP
Grandfather Fragini cried, his old voice a quavering bird note in the pandemonium.
THE LAST SHOTFREDERICK PALMER
As he said this with a quavering voice, he issued from the tree.
The moment of silence that followed was broken by the high, shrill, quavering, penetrating note of the rebel yell.
LITERARY HEARTHSTONES OF DIXIELA SALLE CORBELL PICKETT
"I'll stay here, of course," Nan said, with some difficulty keeping her voice from quavering.

WORDS RELATED TO QUAVERING

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.