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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 quaking
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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Quake v. i. [imp. & p. p. Quaked p. pr. & vb. n. Quaking.]
 1. To be agitated with quick, short motions continually repeated; to shake with fear, cold, etc.; to shudder; to tremble. Quaking for dread.”
    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.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.
 Quaking bog, a bog of forming peat so saturated with water that it shakes when trodden upon.
 Quaking grass. Bot. (a) One of several grasses of the genus Briza, having slender-stalked and pendulous ovate spikelets, which quake and rattle in the wind.  Briza maxima is the large quaking grass; Briza media and Briza minor are the smaller kinds. (b) Rattlesnake grass (Glyceria Canadensis).
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 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]