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tremulous

Pronunciation: /ˈtremjələs; ˈtremjʊləs/

Translation of tremulous in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

[literary/literario]
  • 1.1 (trembling) [voice/hand] trémulo [literary/literario], tembloroso
    Example sentences
    • His voice softens and opens up, threading a tremulous quaver through its easy melody.
    • Just remember as you hear the tremulous reporter, voice quaking in empathy, why the farmer is crying.
    • He lowered it slightly and said in a tremulous voice as he gazed at the snow covered ground, ‘I pity you.’
    1.2 (timid) [glance/smile] tímido
    Example sentences
    • On a timid, tremulous performance of REM's Everybody Hurts, she sounds like a reticent schoolgirl suddenly asked to perform at Live Aid.
    • 'My life is hard enough as it is,’ she offered with a tremulous smile his direction.
    • ‘I guess we've both been trying to keep things under wraps,’ she suggested with a tremulous smile.

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Sherry is produced in an area of chalky soil known as albariza lying between the towns of Puerto de Santa María, Sanlúcar de Barrameda, and Jerez de la Frontera in Cádiz province. It is from Jerez that sherry takes its English name. Sherries, made from grape varieties including Palomino and Pedro Ximénez, are drunk worldwide as an aperitif, and in Spain as an accompaniment to tapas. The styles of jerez vary from the pale fino and manzanilla to the darker aromatic oloroso and amontillado.