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synonyms for quaking

  • convulse
  • cower
  • fluctuate
  • jar
  • jitter
  • move
  • pulsate
  • quail
  • quiver
  • rock
  • shiver
  • shrink
  • shudder
  • throb
  • totter
  • tremble
  • tremor
  • twitter
  • waver
  • wobble
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antonyms for quaking

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  • face
  • fix
  • hold
  • meet
  • remain
  • stay
  • steady
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How to use quaking in a sentence

Underneath these were affectionate hearts quaking with fear lest the home-coming be but a sad one after all.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
She sprang to the door, flung it open, and disappeared, leaving the husband and wife dumfounded and quaking with fright.
AN EPISODE UNDER THE TERRORHONORE DE BALZAC
Mary and I sat in silence, the house quaking overhead, the tempest howling without, the fire between us sputtering with raindrops.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON, VOLUME XXIROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
We soon reached a belt of quaking asps where there were few birds.
BIRDS OF THE ROCKIESLEANDER SYLVESTER KEYSER
Inwardly quaking, and strengthening herself with silent prayer, she opened the door.
THAT OLD-TIME CHILD, ROBERTASOPHIE FOX SEA
My mother was already sitting triumphant among my socks, and I durst not let her see me quaking.
MARGARET OGILVYJ. M. BARRIE
Ezekiel was to eat his bread with quaking and drink his water with dread and anxious care.
THE PROPHET EZEKIELARNO C. GAEBELEIN
Hair-Face ran out on the quaking morass and gained the firmer footing of a grass-hummock a dozen yards away.
BEFORE ADAMJACK LONDON
He assumed a boldness he did not feel in his quaking heart when he approached the guardian of the outer office.
BLOW THE MAN DOWNHOLMAN DAY
A shrinking, quaking nightmare of change had seized the foundations of the universe in its trembling grip.
HEROES OF TO-DAYMARY R. PARKMAN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO QUAKING

  • agitation
  • cataclysm
  • clamor
  • commotion
  • disaster
  • ferment
  • furor
  • outcry
  • quaking
  • rocking
  • seism
  • shaking
  • shock
  • tottering
  • trembling
  • tumult
  • turbulence
  • upheaval
  • upturn
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.