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Adjective
Characterized by shuddering motions
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“Turning her head, my mother saw a young girl who stood shivering in fear and quaking from emotion.”
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Lacking courage
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Having thoughts occupied with unpleasant things or events that have happened or that may happen
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Causing emotion, excitement, and enthusiasm
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Noun
An instance of vibrating
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A sudden intense feeling of fear
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A violent social or political upheaval
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Verb
Present participle for 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.”
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Present participle for to recoil or retreat (from fear)
“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
Shrinking back
Verb
Present participle for anticipate with great apprehension or fear
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