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quaver

['kweɪvə] брит. / амер.

  1. гл.

      1. выводить трели (в пении)

      2. дрожать (о голосе)

      3. произносить дрожащим голосом

    1. вибрировать; дрожать мелкой дрожью, трепетать; трястись

  2. сущ.

      1. трель

      2. дрожание, вибрация голоса

    1. трепетание, дрожание

    2. муз. восьмая нота

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quaver

['kweɪvə]

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дрожать, вибрировать (о голосе, звуке)

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"I have no curiosity to see him at all," said the Baronet, whose courage seemed, from a certain quaver in his accent, to have taken a fit of the ague.
— Я нисколько не любопытствую увидеть его, — сказал баронет, чье мужество, судя по дрожащему голосу, внезапно несколько поостыло.
Scott, Walter / The AntiquaryСкотт, Вальтер / Антикварий
Антикварий
Скотт, Вальтер
© Художественная литература, 1960
The Antiquary
Scott, Walter
© 2007 BiblioBazaar
Silas, with a quaver, admitted that he had done so.
Дрожащим голосом Сайлас подтвердил, что это так.
Stevenson, Robert Louis / The Suicide ClubСтивенсон, Роберт Луис / Клуб самоубийц
Клуб самоубийц
Стивенсон, Роберт Луис
© Издательство "Правда", 1981
The Suicide Club
Stevenson, Robert Louis
© 2000 by Dover Publications. Inc.
'Hullo?' he said again, and the forced deepness of his voice broke into a quaver at the end.
«Ал-ло», — снова сказал он, и на последнем слоге его деланно низкий голос дал трещину.
Tartt, Donna / The Secret HistoryТартт, Донна / Тайная история
Тайная история
Тартт, Донна
© 1992 by Donna Tartt
© Д. Бородкин, Н. Ленцман, перевод на русский язык, 2007
© ООО "Издательская группа "Аттикус", 2009
The Secret History
Tartt, Donna
© 1992 by Donna Tartt
I can feel it, Mat said, his voice quavering.
Я чувствую его, - сказал Мэт срывающимся голосом.
Jordan, Robert / The Eye of the WorldДжордан, Роберт / Око мира
Око мира
Джордан, Роберт
The Eye of the World
Jordan, Robert
© 1990 by Robert Jordan
She wore half-moon glasses, and her voice quavered over the microphone as she explained the ins and outs of the modeling industry.
Она носила очки с полукруглыми стеклами, а голос ее, пока она излагала в микрофон плюсы и минусы модельного бизнеса, звучал надтреснуто.
De la Cruz, Melissa / Blue BloodsДе ла Круз, Мелисса / Голубая кровь
Голубая кровь
Де ла Круз, Мелисса
© Перевод. О. Степашкина, 2010
© Издание на русском языке. ООО «Издательство «Эксмо». 2010
© 2006 by Melissa de la Cruz
Blue Bloods
De la Cruz, Melissa
© 2006 by Melissa de la Cruz
'Well?' she quavered.
— Ну и что? — дрожащим голосом справилась Шелли.
Pratchett, Terry / Feet of ClayПратчетт,Терри / Ноги из глины
Ноги из глины
Пратчетт,Терри
© Издание на русском языке, оформление ООО «Издательство «Эксмо», 2006
© Перевод М. Губайдуллин, А. Жикаренцев, 2006
© 1996 by Terry and Lyn Pratchett
Feet of Clay
Pratchett, Terry
© 1996 by Terry and Lyn Pratchett
Her voice quavered.
– Ее голос дрогнул.
Smith, Lisa Jane / Dark ReunionСмит, Лиза Джейн / Темный альянс
Темный альянс
Смит, Лиза Джейн
© Е. Кулешов, перевод, 2010
© ООО "Астрель-СПб", 2010
© 1991 by Daniel Weiss Associates, Inc. and Lisa Smith
Dark Reunion
Smith, Lisa Jane
© 1992 by Daniel Weiss Associates, Inc. and Lisa Smith
"O'Bader," he quavered, "come here in '69.
О'Бадер,--задребезжал он,--явился сюда в 69 году.
O.Henry / The Door of UnrestГенри, О. / Дверь, не знающая отдыха
Дверь, не знающая отдыха
Генри, О.
The Door of Unrest
O.Henry
Then she concluded, no longer quavering: '
И закончила уже безо всякой дрожи.
Акунин, Борис / ЛевиафанAkunin, Boris / Murder on the Leviathan
Murder on the Leviathan
Akunin, Boris
© 1998 Boris Akunin
© Andrew Bromfield, translation
Левиафан
Акунин, Борис
© В. Akunin, 2004
© Полный текст романа впервые был опубликован в издательстве "Захаров" в 1998 г.
© Издательство «ОЛMA-ПРЕСС». Издание и оформление, 2004
'You don't happen to know,' he began in a weak and quavering voice (the common result of the use of unmixed Berezov snuff); 'you don't happen to know the judge here, Mylov, Pavel Lukitch?...
– Вы не изволите знать, – начал он расслабленным и дрожащим голосом (таково действие беспримесного березовского табаку), – вы не изволите знать здешнего судью, Мылова, Павла Лукича?..
Turgenev, I.S. / A Sportsman's Sketches v.1Тургенев, И.С. / Записки охотника т.1
Записки охотника т.1
Тургенев, И.С.
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1975
A Sportsman's Sketches v.1
Turgenev, I.S.
© 2006 BiblioBazaar
She took her right hand and held it over her left hand very slowly and gently, quavering and interweaving them.
Она медленно и осторожно, положив правую ладонь на левую, сплетала и расплетала дрожащие пальцы.
Bradbury, Ray / The CisternБрэдбери, Рэй / Водосток
Водосток
Брэдбери, Рэй
© 1955 by Ray Bradbury
© Аллунан Н., Анисимов С., Воронежская М., Жданов Л., Жданова Т., Куняева Н., Левкин А., Облонская Р., Оганян А., Пчелинцев М., Трофимов С., Шинкарь Т., перевод на русский язык, 2010
© Издание на русском языке. ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2010
The Cistern
Bradbury, Ray
© 1943, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1954, 1955 by Ray Bradbury
Ralph called out in a quavering voice.
Ральф кричал срывающимся голосом:
Golding, William / Lord of the fliesГолдинг, Уильям / Повелитель мух
Повелитель мух
Голдинг, Уильям
© Е. Суриц, перевод, 1981
© "Азбука-классика", 2005
Lord of the flies
Golding, William
© 1954 by William Golding
"And mortgages bringing six, seven, and eight!" Bert quavered.
— Ипотечные ссуды приносят шесть, семь и восемь! — с дрожью в голосе возразил Берт.
Lewis, Sinclair / ArrowsmithЛьюис, Синклер / Эрроусмит
Эрроусмит
Льюис, Синклер
© "Государственное издательство художественной литературы", 1956
Arrowsmith
Lewis, Sinclair
© 2002 by Literary Classics of the United States, Inc., New York, N.Y.
© 1925 by Harcourt, Inc.
© renewed 1953 by Michael Lewis
Loguire’s face turned to stone, he drew himself up, back straightening, chin lifting; but before he could answer, Catharine spoke in a tight, quavering voice.
Лицо Логайра окаменело, он выпрямился, расправил плечи и выставил вперед подбородок, но прежде, чем старик успел сказать хоть слово, Катарина произнесла глухим дрожащим голосом:
Stasheff, Christopher / The Warlock in Spite of HimselfСташефф, Кристофер / Чародей поневоле
Чародей поневоле
Сташефф, Кристофер
© Copyright перевод Сергей Славгородский
The Warlock in Spite of Himself
Stasheff, Christopher
© 1969 by Christopher Stasheff
Only these were sung in an old man's voice, quavering but sweet: "Baby-bunting, darling one,
Только на этот раз их пел старческий голос, дребезжащий, но нежный: «Непоседа, мальчик мой,
King, Stephen / The Dark tower 7: The Dark TowerКинг, Стивен / Темная башня 7: Темная башня
Темная башня 7: Темная башня
Кинг, Стивен
© Stephen King, 2004
© Перевод. В.А.Вебер, 2005
© ООО "Издательство АСТ", 2005
The Dark tower 7: The Dark Tower
King, Stephen
© 2004 by Stephen King

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quaver

noun
SingularPlural
Common casequaverquavers
Possessive casequaver'squavers'

quaver

verb
Basic forms
Pastquavered
Imperativequaver
Present Participle (Participle I)quavering
Past Participle (Participle II)quavered
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I quaverwe quaver
you quaveryou quaver
he/she/it quaversthey quaver
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am quaveringwe are quavering
you are quaveringyou are quavering
he/she/it is quaveringthey are quavering
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have quaveredwe have quavered
you have quaveredyou have quavered
he/she/it has quaveredthey have quavered
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been quaveringwe have been quavering
you have been quaveringyou have been quavering
he/she/it has been quaveringthey have been quavering
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I quaveredwe quavered
you quaveredyou quavered
he/she/it quaveredthey quavered
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was quaveringwe were quavering
you were quaveringyou were quavering
he/she/it was quaveringthey were quavering
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had quaveredwe had quavered
you had quaveredyou had quavered
he/she/it had quaveredthey had quavered
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been quaveringwe had been quavering
you had been quaveringyou had been quavering
he/she/it had been quaveringthey had been quavering
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will quaverwe shall/will quaver
you will quaveryou will quaver
he/she/it will quaverthey will quaver
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be quaveringwe shall/will be quavering
you will be quaveringyou will be quavering
he/she/it will be quaveringthey will be quavering
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have quaveredwe shall/will have quavered
you will have quaveredyou will have quavered
he/she/it will have quaveredthey will have quavered
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been quaveringwe shall/will have been quavering
you will have been quaveringyou will have been quavering
he/she/it will have been quaveringthey will have been quavering
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would quaverwe should/would quaver
you would quaveryou would quaver
he/she/it would quaverthey would quaver
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be quaveringwe should/would be quavering
you would be quaveringyou would be quavering
he/she/it would be quaveringthey would be quavering
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have quaveredwe should/would have quavered
you would have quaveredyou would have quavered
he/she/it would have quaveredthey would have quavered
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been quaveringwe should/would have been quavering
you would have been quaveringyou would have been quavering
he/she/it would have been quaveringthey would have been quavering
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am quaveredwe are quavered
you are quaveredyou are quavered
he/she/it is quaveredthey are quavered
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being quaveredwe are being quavered
you are being quaveredyou are being quavered
he/she/it is being quaveredthey are being quavered
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been quaveredwe have been quavered
you have been quaveredyou have been quavered
he/she/it has been quaveredthey have been quavered
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was quaveredwe were quavered
you were quaveredyou were quavered
he/she/it was quaveredthey were quavered
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being quaveredwe were being quavered
you were being quaveredyou were being quavered
he/she/it was being quaveredthey were being quavered
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been quaveredwe had been quavered
you had been quaveredyou had been quavered
he/she/it had been quaveredthey had been quavered
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be quaveredwe shall/will be quavered
you will be quaveredyou will be quavered
he/she/it will be quaveredthey will be quavered
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been quaveredwe shall/will have been quavered
you will have been quaveredyou will have been quavered
he/she/it will have been quaveredthey will have been quavered