Tremulous

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tremulous

1. Shaking; shivering; quivering; as, a tremulous limb; a tremulous motion of the hand or the lips; the tremulous leaf of the poplar.

2. Affected with fear or timidity; trembling. The tender, tremulous Christian. (dr. H. More) Tremulously, Tremulousness.

Origin: L. Tremulus, fr. Tremere to tremble. See Tremble.