quake

Definitions:

  • To shake or tremble, as from instability or shock.
  • To shiver or shudder, as with cold or from strong emotion. <i>synonym</i>: <strong> shake</strong>.
  • An instance of quaking.
  • An earthquake.
  • A shake; a trembling; a tremulous agitation; a shuddering.
  • Fear; dismay.
  • A rather large basket with rounded bottom, made of open wickerwork, used for packing, storing provisions, etc.
  • To shake; tremble; be agitated by tremors or shocks.
  • To tremble from internal convulsions or shocks.
  • To tremble from want of solidity or firmness: as, <em>quaking</em> jelly; a <em>quaking</em> bog.
  • and
  • To vibrate, quiver.
  • To cause to shake or tremble; throw into agitation or trembling; cause to shiver or shudder.
  • To be agitated with quick, short motions continually repeated; to shake with fear, cold, etc.; to shudder; to tremble.
  • To shake, vibrate, or quiver, either from not being solid, as soft, wet land, or from violent convulsion of any kind
  • To cause to quake.
  • A tremulous agitation; a quick vibratory movement; a shudder; a quivering.
  • A <xref>trembling</xref> or <xref>shaking</xref>.
  • An <xref>earthquake</xref>, a trembling of the ground with force.
  • To <xref>tremble</xref> or <xref>shake</xref>.
  • To tremble or shake with fear.
  • shake with fast, tremulous movements
  • shake with seismic vibrations
  • shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting from underground movement along a fault plane of from volcanic activity
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