quaver ( quavers plural & 3rd person present) ( quavering present participle) ( quavered past tense & past participle )
1 verb If someone's voice quavers, it sounds unsteady, usually because they are nervous or uncertain.
Her voice quavered and she fell silent. V
Quaver is also a noun., n-count
There was a quaver in Beryl's voice.
2 n-count A quaver is a musical note that is half as long as a crotchet.
in AM, use eighth note
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vb flicker, flutter, oscillate, pulsate, quake, quiver, shake, shudder, thrill, tremble, trill, twitter, vibrate, waver
n break, quiver, shake, sob, throb, tremble, trembling, tremor, trill, vibration, warble
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