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See definition of tremulous on Dictionary.com
  • adj.shaking
  • adj.timid
  • adj.shivering

synonyms for tremulous

  • palpitating
  • quavering
  • quivering
  • shaky
  • shivering
  • shivery
  • trembling
  • wobbly
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antonyms for tremulous

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  • brave
  • calm
  • confident
  • stable
  • steady
  • unwavering
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How to use tremulous in a sentence

They formed tremulous islands about which the water-lilies spread their great heart-shaped leaves and snow-white flowers.
HONEY-BEEANATOLE FRANCE
My own,” he cried softly, but in tremulous tones, “six months have passed now since I made you a promise.
BY BIRTH A LADYGEORGE MANVILLE FENN
The tremulous emotion I had observed increased as he said this, and again took the jug from my hand.
MY TEN YEARS' IMPRISONMENTSILVIO PELLICO
The bald one's eyes closed and his belly quivered with high, tremulous laughter.
RESTRICTED TOOLMALCOLM B. MOREHART
He tore apart his shirt with tremulous fingers, to display many a long black scar crawling across his brown chest.
MENOTAHERNEST G. HENHAM
"Hold your book right way up, miss," she muttered in a low voice, tremulous with wrath.
AT THE SIGN OF THE CAT AND RACKETHONORE DE BALZAC
The little fellow's tones were tremulous, and his eyes filled with tears as he spoke.
ELSIE'S VACATION AND AFTER EVENTSMARTHA FINLEY
“It shall be our business to see that it is not,” said Valeria, in a voice tremulous with unshed tears.
THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
They then became tremulous, their hands and their feet shook, and they died like persons seized with cold and shivering.
THE GEOGRAPHY OF STRABO, VOLUME III (OF 3)STRABO
Nita felt a strange, tremulous thrill sweep over her—was it ecstasy or a premonition of evil?
THEY LOOKED AND LOVEDMRS. ALEX MCVEIGH MILLER
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WORDS RELATED TO TREMULOUS

  • aflutter
  • afraid
  • aghast
  • agitated
  • anxious
  • chicken
  • chickenhearted
  • diffident
  • disquieted
  • disturbed
  • fainthearted
  • frightened
  • goose-bumpy
  • have cold feet
  • hesitant
  • in a dither
  • intimidated
  • jittery
  • jumpy
  • lily-livered
  • mousy
  • nerveless
  • nervous
  • nervy
  • panicky
  • perturbed
  • phobic
  • pusillanimous
  • quivery
  • rabbity
  • running scared
  • scared
  • shaky
  • sheepish
  • shrinking
  • shy
  • skittish
  • solicitous
  • spineless
  • tense
  • timid
  • timorous
  • tremulous
  • uneasy
  • unmanly
  • weak-kneed
  • worried
  • yellow
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