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Definition of Quake
QuakeQuake Quake, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Quaked; p. pr. & vb. n.
Quaking.] [AS. cwacian; cf. G. quackeln. Cf. Quagmire.]
1. To be agitated with quick, short motions continually
repeated; to shake with fear, cold, etc.; to shudder; to
tremble. ``Quaking for dread.' --Chaucer.
She stood quaking like the partridge on which the
hawk is ready to seize. --Sir P.
2. To shake, vibrate, or quiver, either from not being solid,
as soft, wet land, or from violent convulsion of any kind;
as, the earth quakes; the mountains quake. `` Over quaking
bogs.' --Macaulay. QuakeQuake Quake, v. t. [Cf. AS. cweccan to move, shake. See
Quake, v. t.]
To cause to quake. [Obs.] --Shak.
Quake Quake, n.
A tremulous agitation; a quick vibratory movement; a shudder;
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