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Today's Word "tremulous"

Shaking or shivering on

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tremulous \TREM-yuh-luhs\ (adjective) - 1 : Shaking; shivering; quivering; as, a tremulous motion of the hand or the lips; the tremulous leaf of the poplar. 2 : Affected with fear or timidity; trembling.

"With a phone number for the girl of his dreams in his hot little hand, Barry could scarcely contain a tremulous excitement."

 

Tremulous comes from Latin tremulus, from tremere, "to tremble."

 

 

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