Definition of Quavering

1. Adjective. (of the voice) quivering as from weakness or fear. "Spoke timidly in a tremulous voice"

Exact synonyms: Tremulous
Similar to: Unsteady



Definition of Quavering

1. Verb. (present participle of quaver) ¹

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Definition of Quavering

1. quaver [v] - See also: quaver

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quavering

quatted
quattrocento
quattrocentos
quattuordecillion
quatuorvirate
quatuorvirates
quave
quaved
quavemire
quavemires
quaver
quavered
quaverer
quaverers
quaverier
quavering (current term)
quaveringly
quavers
quavery
quay
quayage
quayages
quayd
quayed
quaying
quaylike
quayman
quaymen
quays
quayside

Literary usage of Quavering

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1. A Terrible Temptation: A Story of To-day by Charles Reade (1871)
"All right, Governor," said the boy in a quavering voice. He wrote in peace, and walked about between the heats. Just before dinner-time, the screams of ..."

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