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 for tremulous
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Tremulous \Trem"u*lous\, a. [L. tremulus, fr. tremere to
     tremble. See Tremble.]
     1. Shaking; shivering; quivering; as, a tremulous limb; a
        tremulous motion of the hand or the lips; the tremulous
        leaf of the poplar.
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     2. Affected with fear or timidity; trembling.
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              The tender, tremulous Christian.      --Dr. H. More.
        [1913 Webster] -- Trem"u*lous*ly, adv. --
        Trem"u*lous*ness, n.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: (of the voice) quivering as from weakness or fear; "the
             old lady's quavering voice"; "spoke timidly in a
             tremulous voice" [syn: quavering, tremulous]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  92 Moby Thesaurus words for "tremulous":
     afraid, agitated, aguish, all shook up, all-overish, anxious,
     aquiver, aspen, bashful, blurred, breathy, chattering, choked,
     choking, cowardly, croaking, diffident, doubtful, drawling, drawly,
     dysphonic, faltering, fearful, fearing, fearsome, fidgeting,
     fidgety, fluttery, frightened, goosy, guttural, harsh, hawking,
     hesitant, hoarse, in a quiver, in fear, inarticulate, indistinct,
     jittery, jumpy, lisping, mispronounced, mousy, muzzy, nasal,
     nervous, palpitating, palsied, quaking, quavering, quavery,
     quivering, quivery, rabbity, scared, scary, shaking, shaky,
     shivering, shivery, shook up, shrinking, shuddering, shy, skittery,
     skittish, snuffling, startlish, stifled, strangled, succussatory,
     succussive, thick, throaty, timid, timorous, trembling, trembly,
     tremulant, trepidant, trigger-happy, twangy, twitchy, twittery,
     unsteady, unsure, velar, vibrating, wavering, wobbly, worried

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