Synonyms for quake:
scare, recoil, panic.
Other synonyms and related words:
knot, convulse, waver, epicenter, aftershock, joggle, seismic, vibrate, tremble, swing, seismology, reel, jiggle, tic, wobble, flitter, prickle, fear, tremblor, totter, tremor, wave, flutter, twitter, flinch, rock, pulsate, disturbance, jounce, beat, seism, quail, earthquake, judder, flicker, magnitude, spook, thrill, temblor, recoil, seismograph.
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
seism, shake, temblor, tremblor, aftershock, tremor.
palpitate, quiver, seism, tremor, earthquake, temblor.
shake, vibrate (verb)
Usage examples for quake:
- Why does not the earth quake and tremble? - "The King of the Dark Chamber", Rabindranath Tagore (trans.).
- Look out, Bob- up, you're in for a quake in the shoes. - "The Boys of Bellwood School", Frank V. Webster.
- Through the steam and sulphurous vapors, Flashed the lightning on the mountains, And the din of quake and thunder Beat the air until it quivered. - "The Legends of San Francisco", George W. Caldwell.