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Synonyms of quavering

Verb


1. quaver, waver, voice, sound, vocalize, vocalise

usage: give off unsteady sounds, alternating in amplitude or frequency

2. warble, trill, quaver, sing

usage: sing or play with trills, alternating with the half note above or below

Adjective


1. quavering, tremulous, unsteady (vs. steady)

usage: (of the voice) quivering as from weakness or fear; "the old lady's quavering voice"; "spoke timidly in a tremulous voice"

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