AskDefine | Define quaking

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quaking adj : vibrating slightly and irregularly; as e.g. with fear or cold or like the leaves of an aspen in a breeze; "a quaking bog"; "the quaking child asked for more"; "quivering leaves of a poplar tree"; "with shaking knees"; "seemed shaky on her feet"; "sparkling light from the shivering crystals of the chandelier"; "trembling hands" [syn: quivering, shaking, shaky, shivering, trembling]

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English

Noun

  1. The action of the verb to quake.

Adjective

  1. That shakes or shivers.

Derived terms

Verb

quaking
  1. present participle of quake

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