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Quaking

Quaking Meaning & Definition
Quaking Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Quaking?

[adj] vibrating slightly and irregularly; as e.g. with fear or cold or like the leaves of an aspen in a breeze; "a quaking bog"; "the quaking child asked for more"; "quivering leaves of a poplar tree"; "with shaking knees"; "seemed shaky on her feet"; "sparkling light from the shivering crystals of the chandelier"; "trembling hands"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Quaking: quivering | shaking | shaky | shivering | trembling | unsteady

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Quaking In Webster's Dictionary

\Quak"ing\, a. & n. from {Quake}, v. {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}, a bog of forming peat so saturated with water that it shakes when trodden upon. {Quaking grass}. (Bot.) (a) One of several grasses of the genus {Briza}, having slender-stalked and pendulous ovate spikelets, which quake and rattle in the wind. {Briza maxima} is the large quaking grass; {B. media} and {B. minor} are the smaller kinds. (b) Rattlesnake grass ({Glyceria Canadensis}).

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