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quake

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a shaking of the earth
  • the quake registered 6.5 on the Richter scale, causing widespread damage

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quake

verb

Synonyms of quake (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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The first known use of quake was before the 12th century

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“Quake.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/quake. Accessed 20 January 2020.

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