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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - (of the voice) quivering as from weakness or fear.

Usage examples (40)
  • The old lady's quavering voice
  • Verb (used without object) : He stood there quavering with fear. ,Her voice quavered a moment and then she regained control
  • I told him my desires humbly, in quavering syllables.
  • And in quavering falsetto, with the customary broken-notes, the old man sang. for more
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