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quake

verb [I] uk   /kweɪk/ us  
to shake because you are very frightened or find something very funny, or to feel or show great fear: Every time I get on a plane, I quake with fear. Charlie stood outside the head teacher's office, quaking in his boots/shoes (= feeling very frightened). The play was so funny, we were all quaking with laughter.

quake

noun [C] uk   /kweɪk/ us  
informal for earthquake
Translations of “quake”
in Korean (놀라 몸을)떨다…
in Arabic يَرتَعِش…
in French trembler…
in Turkish deprem, zelzele…
in Italian tremare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 顫抖,哆嗦…
in Russian землетрясение…
in Polish trzęsienie ziemi…
in Spanish temblar, estremecerse…
in Portuguese tremer…
in German zittern, beben…
in Catalan tremolar…
in Japanese (恐怖で)震える, おののく…
in Chinese (Simplified) 颤抖,哆嗦…
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