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  1. quaver

    • IPA[ˈkweɪvə]

    英式

    • v.
      (of a person's voice) shake or tremble in speaking, typically through nervousness or emotion
    • n.
      a shake or tremble in a person's voice;a note having the time value of an eighth of a semibreve or half a crotchet, represented by a large dot with a hooked stem.
    • noun: quaver, plural noun: quavers

    • 釋義

    動詞

    • 1. (of a person's voice) shake or tremble in speaking, typically through nervousness or emotion his voice quavered with rage ‘I'm not safe here, am I?’ she said in a quavering voice

    名詞

    • 1. a shake or tremble in a person's voice it was impossible to hide the slight quaver in her voice
    • 2. British a note having the time value of an eighth of a semibreve or half a crotchet, represented by a large dot with a hooked stem.