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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In an unsteady or tremulous manner.

Usage examples (40)
  • The man began quaveringly to question the soldier
  • Verb (used without object) : He stood there quavering with fear. ,Her voice quavered a moment and then she regained control
  • B.J. called quaveringly to an astounded lobby guard who started our way.
  • A thin, reedy voice came quaveringly over the wall. for more
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