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Noun
An earthquake or earth tremor
“The quake destroyed several mud buildings in many remote villages.”
Noun
An instance of vibrating
Noun
The regular throbbing of the heart, an artery etc.
Noun
A breakdown of peaceful behavior
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Noun
An abrupt rough or violent movement
Verb
To shake or vibrate jerkily or nervously
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“My eyes begin to shimmer, and soon thereafter, my heart begins to quake, in wave after wave of a most terrible and timeless longing.”
Verb
To recoil or retreat (from fear)
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“People who would calmly flick a scorpion off their forearm, or chuckle fearlessly at a pack of skulking dingoes, will quake at the sight of a hungry Croc.”
Verb
Anticipate with great apprehension or fear
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