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quake

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of quake

  1. a shaking of the earth <the quake registered 6.5 on the Richter scale, causing widespread damage> Synonyms earthquake, shake, temblor, tremorRelated Words aftershock, foreshock, shock; cataclysm, convulsion, upheaval; microearthquake, microseism, seaquake




quake

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of quake

  1. to make a series of small irregular or violent movements <the horror film was so scary it left us quaking with fear for hours afterwards> Synonyms agitate, bucket, convulse, jerk, jiggle, joggle, jolt, jounce, judder [chiefly British], shake, quiver, shudder, vibrate, wobble (also wabble)Related Words rock, sway, swing; chatter, quaver, shiver, thrill, tremble; twitch; dodder, waver; flicker, fluctuate, flutter, oscillate, undulate, wave; beat, palpitate, pit-a-pat, pitter-patter, pulsate, pulse, throb




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