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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of quake.


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  • Incidentally - did the Quakers get their name because they 'quaked' when the Lord Was Upon Them?

    Doing Porridge

  • I mean, they were sort of old fashioned in the way he would post the quotes, and yet it was a very skillful use of medium and I thought, you know, politicians kind of quaked when they went on there.

    CNN Transcript Jun 13, 2008

  • You're such a lame duck, that you couldn't fly south for the winter, so you run, I mean ''quaked'', for mayor of this city, now your feather get groomed and your webbed feet pat dry by the police, as long as you quake when they say so.

    Special Rights Ordinance Bad Idea

  • In a whispering voice that quaked with fear: “Claude.”

    Bubble in the Bathtub

  • I touched their minds and they quaked in their graves, in their beds, wherever they were.


  • He pushed himself until his lungs were heaving and his muscles quaked.

    Dreams of a Dark Warrior

  • Yet, truth be told, it was I who quaked deep within as memories crept over me of the last time a Slayer had walked this earth.

    Secret History of Elizabeth Tudor, Vampire Slayer

  • His lips trembled; his whole face quaked and looked like it really would shatter like a piece of china.


  • The ground quaked and shuddered beneath him for a moment, then went still once more.

    Etched in Bone

  • And Hades, king of the realm of shadows, quaked thereunder.

    Archive 2010-03-01


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