Definitions for quakingly

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

quakekweɪk(v.; n.)quaked, quak•ing

  1. (v.i.)to shudder or quiver, as from cold or fear.

  2. to shake or tremble, as from shock or instability:

    The earth quaked.

  3. (n.)an earthquake.

  4. an act or instance of quaking.

Origin of quake:

bef. 900; ME; OE cwacian to shake, tremble

quak′ing•ly(adv.)

Wiktionary

  1. quakingly(Adverb)

    In a quaking fashion, especially with fear.

    He reads out the name of the boy, who rises respectfully and quakingly to his feet.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Quakingly(adverb)

    in a quaking manner; fearfully

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