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Another word for quake

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Verb
  1. To move to and fro violently

      1. In mezzotint engraving, to roughen (a metal plate) with a rocker or roulette.
      2. (Music) To play or dance to rock music.
      3. To excite or cause strong feeling in, as by playing rock music.
      1. To move from side to side or up and down in short, irregular, often jerky movements:
      2. To brandish or wave, especially in anger:
      3. To cause to tremble, vibrate, or rock:
      1. To quiver, quake, totter, vibrate, etc.
      2. To shake involuntarily, as from excitement or anger; quake.
      3. To feel fear or anxiety:
      1. To give off (light or sound) by vibration
      2. To progress in a given direction while moving back and forth rapidly:
      3. To produce a sound; resonate:
    See also:

    repetition

  2. To move to and fro in short, jerky movements

    See also:

    repetition

Noun
  1. A nervous shaking of the body

      1. The act or condition of quivering; tremor; tremble
      2. A collection or store; arsenal:
      3. A portable case for holding arrows.
      1. (Informal) A bargain or deal:
      2. (Informal) A very short time; moment
      3. (Informal) A moment or instant:
      1. An attack of shivering. Used with the.
      2. A shaking, quivering, or trembling, as from fear or cold
      3. A fragment or splinter of something broken, as glass
      1. A vibration or trembling motion.
      2. The act of shuddering; a convulsive tremor of the body
      3. A convulsive shiver, as from fear or revulsion.
      1. Something that causes emotional excitement
      2. (--- Med.) An abnormal tremor, as of the circulatory system, that can be felt by the hand on palpation
      3. A thrilling or being thrilled; tremor of excitement
      1. Any involuntary, regularly repeated, spasmodic contraction of a muscle, generally caused by some type of disorder of the nervous system
      2. A quirk or habit of behavior or language:
      3. A habitual spasmodic muscular movement or contraction, usually of the face or extremities.
      1. A shake, quiver, or vibration.
      2. A tremulous sound; a quaver:
      3. A trembling, shaking, or shivering
      1. A quick, slight jerk
      2. A sudden, sharp pain; twinge
      3. A sudden, quick motion, esp. a spasmodic one; tic
    See also:

    repetition

  2. A shaking of the earth

    See also:

    move

    repetition

Another word for quake

Noun
  1. See also:

    earthquake

Verb
      1. To shake involuntarily, as from excitement or anger; quake.
      2. To quiver, quake, totter, vibrate, etc.
      3. To feel fear or anxiety:
      1. To become or appear to become smaller:
      2. To cause to shrink or contract; specif., to cause (fabric) to shrink by a special process in manufacturing so as to minimize later shrinkage
      3. (Intransitive) To become smaller; to contract.
      1. To crouch or huddle up, as from fear or cold
      2. To cringe in fear.
      3. To shrink and tremble, as from someone's anger, threats, or blows; cringe
    See also:

    shake