Noun(1) shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting from underground movement along a fault plane or from volcanic activity
Verb(1) shake with fast, tremulous movements(2) shake with seismic vibrations
(1) But just as she was about to strike, the ground began to tremble and quake , knocking her off-balance, but she managed to regain her footing.(2) a big quake east of the Rocky Mountains(3) All three of them went tumbling to the floor as the very foundation they were on began to quake violently.(4) The mountains quake before him, the hills melt; the earth is laid waste before him, the world and all that dwell therein├ö├ç┬¬(5) Up on the moors, Baildon Golf Club's members start playing the second hole on top of a huge rocky bank that makes novice players quake in their golf shoes.(6) I don't think writers should be this godlike figure who reads from a podium and signs books while their fans quake before their greatness.(7) Technicians misread critical monitors, and the core of the plant begins to tremble and quake .(8) This softly spoken woman, barely over five feet tall, can make grown men quake .(9) Four soldiers charge at Gallahad, he then looks at the ground and the Earth starts to quake making the soliders go flying everywhere.(10) Among those, however, are what are known as killer quakes - earthquakes whose magnitude is great enough to destroy buildings, roads and lives.(11) What is it about religion that leaves people quaking in their otherwise creative shoes?(12) Politicians quaked at the thought of antagonising him and he was in just about every way the ├ö├ç├┐messiah├ö├ç├û the people dream of to turn the system on its head.(13) At numerous points along their line smaller quakes and aftershocks were taking place, adding to the tsunamis rippling out.(14) By this time I was literally quaking in my Reeboks, certain that at any moment the gum chewer, with a dismissive click of his fingers, would signal to those two soldiers to take me away.(15) The media spoke rapturously of the ├ö├ç├┐column of steel├ö├ç├û that was moving north at breakneck speed, of the earth quaking beneath the weight of the treads of mighty tanks driving forward relentlessly.(16) The branches quaked violently and the leaves were flattened and torn free and scattered across the grass.
1. seism ::
2. shake ::
3. tremble ::
4. tremor ::
5. quiver ::
Different Formsquake, quaked, quakes, quaking
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