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earthquake

Synonyms of earthquake in English:

noun

  • 1 assessing the damage from the earthquake
    earth tremor, tremor, shock, foreshock, aftershock, convulsion, seismic activity
    informal quake
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    seismic relating to earthquakes
    seismology the branch of science concerned with earthquakes

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