quaking

  • 1 Quaking — Quak ing, a. & n. from {Quake}, v. [1913 Webster] {Quaking aspen} (Bot.), an American species of poplar ({Populus tremuloides}), the leaves of which tremble in the lightest breeze. It much resembles the European aspen. See {Aspen}. {Quaking bog} …

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  • 2 quaking — index trepidation Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 Quaking — Quake Quake, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Quaked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Quaking}.] [AS. cwacian; cf. G. quackeln. Cf. {Quagmire}.] 1. To be agitated with quick, short motions continually repeated; to shake with fear, cold, etc.; to shudder; to tremble.… …

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  • 4 quaking — 1. noun The action of the verb to quake. 2. adjective That shakes or shivers …

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  • 5 quaking — Synonyms and related words: agitation, ague, aquiver, aspen, bumpiness, chattering, chills of fear, chorea, cold creeps, cold shivers, cold sweat, creeps, didder, disquiet, disquietude, dithers, fear and trembling, fidgetiness, fidgets, fits and… …

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  • 6 quaking — sb. == fear. RG. 336. Ps. ii. 11 …

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  • 7 quaking — kweɪk n. shiver, shudder; tremor, tremble; earthquake v. tremble, shake, shiver, shudder …

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  • 8 quaking — quak·ing …

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  • 10 Quaking aspen — Quaking Quak ing, a. & n. from {Quake}, v. [1913 Webster] {Quaking aspen} (Bot.), an American species of poplar ({Populus tremuloides}), the leaves of which tremble in the lightest breeze. It much resembles the European aspen. See {Aspen}.… …

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  • 11 Quaking bog — Quaking Quak ing, a. & n. from {Quake}, v. [1913 Webster] {Quaking aspen} (Bot.), an American species of poplar ({Populus tremuloides}), the leaves of which tremble in the lightest breeze. It much resembles the European aspen. See {Aspen}.… …

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  • 12 Quaking grass — Quaking Quak ing, a. & n. from {Quake}, v. [1913 Webster] {Quaking aspen} (Bot.), an American species of poplar ({Populus tremuloides}), the leaves of which tremble in the lightest breeze. It much resembles the European aspen. See {Aspen}.… …

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  • 13 Quaking Houses — is a small village near to the town of Stanley in County Durham, in England. It may have been originally settled by Quakers, but during the Industrial Revolution it developed into a mining village with traditional terraced houses. The Quaker… …

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  • 14 quaking aspen — ☆ quaking aspen n. a North American poplar (Populus tremuloides) with small, flat stemmed leaves that tremble in the lightest breeze * * * …

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  • 15 quaking aspen — ☆ quaking aspen n. a North American poplar (Populus tremuloides) with small, flat stemmed leaves that tremble in the lightest breeze …

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  • 16 quaking grass — n. any of a genus (Briza) of annual or perennial grasses having delicate spikelets on very thin stalks that tremble in the lightest breeze …

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  • 17 Quaking Aspen Falls — Infobox Waterfall name = Quaking Aspen Falls caption = location = On Tioga Road near Yosemite Creek, Yosemite National Park type = Multi Strand height = 25 feet height longest = number drops = average flow = world rank = Quaking Aspen Falls (also …

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  • 18 quaking grass — kiškio ašarėlė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Miglinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, pašarinis augalas (Briza media), paplitęs Europoje ir Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Briza media angl. perennial quaking grass; quaking grass; totter grass šaltinis… …

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  • 19 quaking ash — noun see quaking aspen * * * quaking ash noun The aspen • • • Main Entry: ↑quake …

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  • 20 quaking grass — Rattlesnake Rat tle*snake (r[a^]t t l*sn[=a]k ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of venomous American snakes belonging to the genera {Crotalus} and {Caudisona}, or {Sistrurus}; sometimes also called {rattler}. They have a series of horny …

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