-ulous, -ulously

(Latin: a suffix; tending to do, inclined to; full of)

sedulously
Characterized by applying a constant and an enduring effort to a task or course of action.
siliculous
solidungulous
Having single hoofs instead of having divided hoofs.
somniculous (adjective), more somniculous, most somniculous
Relating to drowsiness or sleepiness.
spinulose, spinulous
stridulous
1. Making a shrill, creaking sound.
2. Making a small harsh sound or a creaking.

Stridulous laryngitis, a form of croup, or laryngitis, in children, associated with dyspnoea, occurring usually at night, and marked by crowing or stridulous breathing.

tintinnabulous (adjective), more tintinnabulous, most tintinnabulous
1. Pertaining to, or resembling, the tinkling of a bell.
2. Descriptive of a tinkling sound.
trachelocyrtosis, tuberculous spondylitis
Tuberculous infection of the spine associated with a sharp angulation of the spine at the point of the disease.
trachelokyphosis, tuberculous spondylitis
Tuberculous infection of the spine associated with a sharp angulation of the spine at the point of disease.
tremulous (adjective), more tremulous, most tremulous
1. Characterized by or affected with a quivering or wavering voice or speech: At the police station Miss Simmons was quite nervous and spoke in a very tremulous and frightened way regarding the stealing of her car by a thief.
2. Etymology: from Latin tremulus, "shaking, quivering" from tremere, "to shake, to quake, to quiver."
Referring to a shaking or a weak voice.
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tremulously
A description of shaking because of nervousness or excitement.
tubulous
undulous (adjective), more undulous, most undulous
Characterized by having the appearance of waves; vibrating; wavy.
unscrupulous (adjective), more unscrupulous, most unscrupulous
1. A reference to someone who is willing to do things that are unfair, dishonest, or illegal, or whose conduct shows such corruptness: Jack's neighbors were quite unscrupulous because sometimes they would dump their garbage over the fence into his garden!
2. Etymology: from Latin un-, "not" + scrupulous, "ethical, trustworthy."
Paying no attention to what is right or wrong.
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unscrupulously
A descriptive term for someone who is not honest or fair and who does things which are wrong, dishonest, or illegal.