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earthquakes

noun
plural of earthquake

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1 a shaking of the earth
  • the San Andreas Fault is notorious for its earthquakes

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2 a violent disturbance (as of the political or social order)
  • the election of the socialist candidate caused a political earthquake that nearly led to a military coup

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“Earthquakes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/earthquakes. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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