quake with

quake with (an emotion)

To tremble or shake as a result of some intense emotion. The sight would make even the most stalwart quaked with terror. Her voice quaked with shame as she recounted what happened. He was quaking with anger as he listened to the report.
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quake with something

to shake as with fear, terror, etc. Alice was quaking with fear as the door slowly opened. Todd quaked with terror when he saw the vicious dog at the door.
See also: quake
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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"Thou makest my poor stomach quake with joy for what thou tellest me so sweetly.
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Another quake with a magnitude of 2.8 struck San Julian, Eastern Samar at around 1:45 a.
On April 3, 2017, the south eastern border of the Central Kgalagadi Game Reserve recorded an earthquake with a magnitude of 6.5 at 38 kilometres east of Ghagho Mine, and on April 5 another earth quake with a magnitude of 5.0 was recorded at the Central Kgalagadi Game Reserve area.
Two villagers were killed in an earthquake south of Mashhad last Wednesday, the third quake with fatalities in the last 10 months.
The same area witnessed a much stronger quake with 5.1 on Richter scale in July 2013, causing injury to 20 people and collapse to many buildings.
Almost an hour later another quake with magnitude 6 on the Richter scale jolted Varzaqan at 17:04 hours local time (1234GMT) in the same province.
April 6, 2009: A quake with a magnitude of 5.8 on the Richter scale kills almost 300 people in the Italian town of LAquila and its vicinity.
also yesterday, a quake with a magnitude of 2.5 struck 10 kms southwest of Pitogo, Zamboanga del Sur.
A strong quake with a magnitude of 5.3 jolted the Chuetsu region in Niigata Prefecture early Wednesday where residents have been struggling to recover from the devastating quakes of October.
Another quake with a magnitude of 2.2 occurred at about 10:36 a.m.
"This was one of the most deadly earthquakes we've ever seen," says Fred Krimgold from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University's Washington-Alexandria Center, who went to Armenia immediately after the quake with a U.S.
On July 1, a strong quake with a magnitude of 6.4 hit Kozushima triggering a major landslide that buried a man to death.
By comparing the strain that has built up since the 1966 quake with that released by the quake, they hoped to provide a test of the Parkfield prediction that does not rely on the periodicity of earthquakes.
All this enabled the researchers to construct a model of a characteristic Parkfield quake and in so doing to make a detailed and precise prediction about a future quake with a 95 percent probability.