Definition Of quakes

verb

(especially of the earth) shake or tremble.

the rumbling vibrations set the whole valley quaking

an earthquake.

Among those, however, are what are known as killer quakes - earthquakes whose magnitude is great enough to destroy buildings, roads and lives.

Example Of quakes

  • a big quake east of the Rocky Mountains

  • Among those, however, are what are known as killer quakes - earthquakes whose magnitude is great enough to destroy buildings, roads and lives.

  • At numerous points along their line smaller quakes and aftershocks were taking place, adding to the tsunamis rippling out.

  • ‘No,’ he shuddered, his once-mighty voice quaking with fear.

  • But she refused to look weak in front of him, even though she was quaking on the inside.


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