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

 quake /ˈkwek/

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)

 Quake, v. t.  To cause to quake. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Quake n.
 1. A tremulous agitation; a quick vibratory movement; a shudder; a quivering.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting
          from underground movement along a fault plane of from
          volcanic activity [syn: earthquake, temblor, seism]
      v 1: shake with fast, tremulous movements; "His nostrils
           palpitated" [syn: quiver, palpitate]
      2: shake with seismic vibrations; "The earth was quaking" [syn: