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quake (KWAYK) (verb)
1. To shake or to quiver because of fear, anger, etc.: Anita's knees began to quake after she heard about the horrible accident on the highway.
2. To shake violently: The explosion made the whole house quake.
quake (KWAYK) (noun)
An experience of shaking or trembling; for example, a severe earth tremor: After the primary quake, the scientists reported there were several aftershocks felt in the earthquake zone.

Ryan's first reaction to the earth quake was to quake in his boots and run out of the house into the open area.

Word Entries at Get Words: “quake
quake (s) (noun), quakes (pl)
1. Seismic tremors or a shaking or moving of the earth’s surface: The quake caused a great deal of damage on the island.
2. A bodily shivering, an agitation, a nervous expression of fear or anxiety: A quake of fear passed through the family when they saw the lightening and heard the loud thunder.
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quake (KWAYK) (verb), quakes; quaked; quaking
To shiver, to tremble, to shudder: The people quaked with fear when the earth tremors were shaking their houses and big buildings in the city.
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