quaky


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quake

 (kwāk)
intr.v. quaked, quak·ing, quakes
1. To shake or tremble, as from instability or shock.
2. To shiver or shudder, as with cold or from strong emotion. See Synonyms at shake.
n.
1. An instance of quaking.
2. An earthquake.

[Middle English quaken, from Old English cwacian.]

quak′y adj.
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quaky

(ˈkweɪkɪ)
adj, quakier or quakiest
inclined to quake; shaky; tremulous
ˈquakily adv
ˈquakiness n
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quak•y

(ˈkweɪ ki)

adj. quak•i•er, quak•i•est.
tending to quake; shaky or tremulous.
[1860–65]
quak′i•ly, adv.
quak′i•ness, n.
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quaky

adjective
Marked by or affected with tremors:
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Translations

quaky

adj, quakily
advzitternd, zitt(e)rig
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