quake

quake (v.) O.E. cwacian "quake, tremble, chatter (of teeth)," related to cweccan "to shake, swing, move, vibrate," of unknown origin with no certain cognates outside English. Perhaps somehow imitative. Related: Quaked; quaking. The noun is attested from c.1400, originally "a trembling in fear," but was rare except in combinations.

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