quake ( quakes plural & 3rd person present) ( quaking present participle) ( quaked past tense & past participle )
1 n-count A quake is the same as an earthquake.
The quake destroyed mud buildings in many remote villages.
2 verb If you quake, you shake, usually because you are very afraid.
I just stood there quaking with fear... V with n
Her shoulders quaked. V
3 If you are quaking in your boots or quaking in your shoes, you feel very nervous or afraid, and may be feeling slightly weak as a result.
quake in one's boots/shoes phrase V inflects
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convulse, move, pulsate, quail, quiver, rock, shake, shiver, shudder, throb, totter, tremble, vibrate, waver, wobble
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