Synonyms for earth-shaking
- life or death
- of vital importance
- vitally important
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EARTH-SHAKING
And a rumble quickly grew to an earth-shaking blast of thunder.
The screams were drowned in the earth-shaking thunder of the stampede.
Followed an earth-shaking roar, and a blinding flash of flame.
These were bombs, huge bombs, charged with heaven alone knew what Earth-shaking explosive.
The noise was earth-shaking, and was even more exhilarating than that of the barrage at Vimy.
What columns of stern warriors, what prancing squadrons, what earth-shaking masses of heavy artillery!
The world was passing through a reaction destined to lead to the earth-shaking catastrophe of 1914.
Further, Lucas himself had not erred by the extravagance of his enthusiasm for George's earth-shaking success.
Then all that seemed cheering, din, and stamping roar deadened in an earth-shaking sound like an avalanche.
Clearly this was a terrible, a tremendous fellow, an earth-shaking, heaven-storming poet.