Synonyms of quake


1. earthquake, quake, temblor, seism, geological phenomenon

usage: shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting from underground movement along a fault plane of from volcanic activity


1. quiver, quake, palpitate, tremble

usage: shake with fast, tremulous movements; "His nostrils palpitated"

2. tremor, quake, shake, agitate

usage: shake with seismic vibrations; "The earth was quaking"

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Definition and meaning of quake (Dictionary)