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    Definition:
    Quake - (v. i.) To be agitated with quick, short motions continually repeated; to shake with fear, cold, etc.; to shudder; to tremble.
    Quake - (v. i.) 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.
    Quake - (v. t.) To cause to quake.
    Quake - (n.) A tremulous agitation; a quick vibratory movement; a shudder; a quivering.
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    Cowquake - (n.) A genus of plants (Briza); quaking grass.
    Earthquake - (n.) A shaking, trembling, or concussion of the earth, due to subterranean causes, often accompanied by a rumbling noise. The wave of shock sometimes traverses half a hemisphere, destroying cities and many thousand lives; -- called also earthdin, earthquave, and earthshock.
    Earthquake - (a.) Like, or characteristic of, an earthquake; loud; starling.
    Fleshquake - (n.) A quaking or trembling of the flesh; a quiver.
    Heartquake - (n.) Trembling of the heart; trepidation; fear.
    Icequake - (n.) The crash or concussion attending the breaking up of masses of ice, -- often due to contraction from extreme cold.
    Quaked - (imp. & p. p.) of Quake
    Quaker - (n.) One who quakes.
    Quaker - (n.) One of a religious sect founded by George Fox, of Leicestershire, England, about 1650, -- the members of which call themselves Friends. They were called Quakers, originally, in derision. See Friend, n., 4.
    Quaker - (n.) The nankeen bird.
    Quaker - (n.) The sooty albatross.
    Quaker - (n.) Any grasshopper or locust of the genus (Edipoda; -- so called from the quaking noise made during flight.
    Quakeress - (n.) A woman who is a member of the Society of Friends.
    Quakerish - (a.) Like or pertaining to a Quaker; Quakerlike.
    Quakerism - (n.) The peculiar character, manners, tenets, etc., of the Quakers.
    Quakerlike - (a.) Like a Quaker.
    Quakerly - (a.) Resembling Quakers; Quakerlike; Quakerish.
    Quakery - (n.) Quakerism.
    Quaketail - (n.) A wagtail.
    Seaquake - (n.) A quaking of the sea.
    Squaked - (imp.& p. p.) of Squeak
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    Oxford: Definition:
    Quake - v. (-king) shake, tremble. n. Colloq. Earthquake. [old english]
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    Oxford: Definition: Similar or Containing
    Earthquake - n. Convulsion of the earth's surface as a result of faults in strata or volcanic action.
    Quaker - n. Member of the society of friends. quakerism n.

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