quivery


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Synonyms for quivery

marked by or affected with tremors

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He put his thumb upon a bump, an den begin to Quivery He looked me deep in de eye, an it made this darkey shiver He said de bump ob eativeness was very large developed; Said de bumps war altogeder like a jawbarelup.
Many of the portrait subjects were nervous, if not downright quivery, during their moment on camera, perhaps intimidated by the satiny pink set, the bright lights and the sudden attention of enthusiastic strangers.
Sweat rinsed our brows and ceaseless parades of blubbery diners waddled between the serving tables to their places with quivery hills of food drooling over their plates.
Particularly early on when Cardiff, with their tails up, took a lead which if not quite a FA Cup shock destined to move John Motson into quivery voice mode, came as a pleasant surprise anyway.
Hornsacker sucked in a quivery breath and described the afternoon's events:
Mari-Mari" (Come On, Come On) opens with a quivery sampling of the Rolling Stones' "Satisfaction" riff before veering toward a laid-back, sunset vibe.
SEE SIEVE, WES' WIVES, GIVEN GEN, INVEST NEST (of money), QUIVERY QUERY