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Noun: quake  kweyk
  1. Shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting from underground movement along a fault plane or from volcanic activity
    - earthquake, temblor, seism
Verb: quake  kweyk
  1. Shake with fast, tremulous movements
    "His nostrils quaked";
    - quiver, palpitate
     
  2. Shake with seismic vibrations
    "The earth was quaking";
    - tremor

Derived forms: quaked, quakes, quaking

Type of: agitate, geological phenomenon, shake, tremble

Encyclopedia: Quake