Synonyms for quake

Synonyms for (noun) quake

Synonyms: earthquake, quake, seism, temblor

Definition: shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting from underground movement along a fault plane of from volcanic activity

Similar words: geological phenomenon

Definition: a natural phenomenon involving the structure or composition of the earth

Synonyms for (verb) quake

Synonyms: tremor, quake

Definition: shake with seismic vibrations

Usage: The earth was quaking

Similar words: shake, agitate

Definition: move or cause to move back and forth

Usage: The chemist shook the flask vigorously; My hands were shaking

Synonyms: quake, quiver, palpitate

Definition: shake with fast, tremulous movements

Usage: His nostrils palpitated

Similar words: tremble

Definition: move or jerk quickly and involuntarily up and down or sideways

Usage: His hands were trembling when he signed the document

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