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Definition of tremulous adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    tremulous

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈtrɛmyələs//
     
    (literary)
     
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  1. 1shaking slightly because you are nervous; causing you to shake slightly synonym trembling
  2. 2 a tremulous voice He was in a state of tremulous excitement.
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adverb “Who are you?” she asked tremulously.
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