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 Meanings and Examples of TREMULOUS
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
tremulous
 a.  marked by trembling, quivering, or shaking; timid or fearful; timorous
Classic Sentence: (39 in 3 pages)
1  "God's will be done," said Cedric, in a voice tremulous with passion, which Front-de-Boeuf imputed to fear.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
2  To invoke your pity," said the lovely Jewess, with a voice somewhat tremulous with emotion, "would, I am aware, be as useless as I should hold it mean.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
3  His manner was often offensively supercilious, and then again modest and self-effacing, almost tremulous.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 2
4  And Connie found it curiously objectionable to see Mrs Bolton, flushed and tremulous like a little girl, touching her queen or her knight with uncertain fingers, then drawing away again.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 9
5  'Yes, sir,' replied Oliver, in a low, tremulous voice.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
6  Only me, replied a tremulous voice.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
7  Not alone, my dear, nor unprotected, neither,' submitted Mr. Bumble, in a voice tremulous with fear: 'I am here, my dear.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
8  An ecstasy of flight made radiant his eyes and wild his breath and tremulous and wild and radiant his windswept limbs.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 4
9  His mind was waking slowly to a tremulous morning knowledge, a morning inspiration.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 5
10  In the grass, white daisies were tremulous.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 1
11  In the garden-scene it had all the tremulous ecstasy that one hears just before dawn when nightingales are singing.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 4
12  For some reason or other, the house was crowded that night, and the fat Jew manager who met them at the door was beaming from ear to ear with an oily tremulous smile.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 7
13  It had been taken from the Turkish camp before Vienna, and the standard of Mohammed had stood beneath the tremulous gilt of its canopy.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 11
14  "Maybe she's forgotten it," Mattie said in a tremulous whisper; but both of them knew that it was not like Zeena to forget.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In II
15  "I like these days better," she said but her voice was tremulous.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LIII
Example Sentence:
1  She was tremulous more from excitement than from fear.
2  She fidgeted in her chair as she took a deep, tremulous breath.