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tremor

noun

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a shaking of the earth
  • smaller tremors continued for days after the major earthquake

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The first known use of tremor was in the 14th century

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“Tremor.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tremor. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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