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There a familiar sound met his ears—the roll of a drum followed by an incantation in a quavering, high-pitched voice.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
When Bardas led him within, he heard the princess's little wind-organ throbbing and quavering.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
"I don't know what you mean," said Mr. Milburgh in a quavering voice.
THE DAFFODIL MYSTERYEDGAR WALLACE
He shook so much that his signature was only a quavering line.
THE PLANET STRAPPERSRAYMOND ZINKE GALLUN
Her voice was choked as she went on—was quavering as with the contemplation of some strange, yet closely-present idea.
NORTH AND SOUTHELIZABETH CLEGHORN GASKELL
A quavering, tiny voice, that came from Anthony, said: "How d' ye do—how d' ye do;" sounding like the first effort of a fife.
RHODA FLEMING, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
Its long, quavering note echoed through the woods and made the boy and girl stand again and shiver.
SIX LITTLE BUNKERS AT MAMMY JUNE'SLAURA LEE HOPE
The quavering call of a loon arose from the opposite side of the lake, evidently at no great distance from its outlet.
THE DEERSLAYERJAMES FENIMORE COOPER
However, when darkness finally merged into twilight, a long, quavering cry rose in the south.
WHITE OTTERELMER RUSSELL GREGOR
"Pent up and stifled both," said the quavering voice of the sacristan from behind us.
WULFRIC THE WEAPON THANECHARLES W. WHISTLER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO QUAVERING

  • aquiver
  • aspen
  • cowardly
  • excited
  • fearful
  • jittery
  • nervous
  • palpitating
  • quavering
  • quivering
  • shaking
  • timid
  • timorous
  • trembling
  • wavering
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