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Quaking definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

QUA'KING, ppr. Shaking; trembling.
QUA'KING, n. A shaking; tremulous agitation; trepidation.
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Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Quake 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. Sidney. 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.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Quaking Quak"ing, a. & n. from Quake, v. Quaking aspen (Bot.), an American species of poplar (Populus tremuloides), the leaves of which tremble in the lightest breeze. It much resembles the European aspen. See Aspen.

Moby Thesaurus

agitation, ague, aquiver, aspen, bumpiness, chattering, chills of fear, chorea, cold creeps, cold shivers, cold sweat, creeps, didder, disquiet, disquietude, dithers, fear and trembling, fidgetiness, fidgets, fits and starts, flutter, goose bumps, gooseflesh, heartquake, heaving, horripilation, inquietude, jactation, jactitation, jerkiness, jimjams, joltiness, nervousness, palpitation, palsied, palsy, panting, perturbation, pitapat, pitter-patter, quaver, quavering, quavery, quiver, quiver of terror, quivering, quivery, restlessness, shakes, shaking, shaky, shiver, shivering, shivers, shivery, shudder, shuddering, spasms, succussatory, succussion, succussive, sweat, thrill of fear, throb, throbbing, tremble, trembling, trembly, tremor, tremulant, tremulous, tremulousness, trepidation, trepidity, twitter, uneasiness, unrest, vibrating, vibration, wobbly




 


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