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Word: earthquake

earthquake
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  • noun shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting from underground movement along a fault plane or from volcanic activity
    Synonyms

    quake, seism, temblor

  • noun a disturbance that is extremely disruptive
    Examples
    • selling the company caused an earthquake among the employees
Definitions are taken from Princeton’s WordNet 3.0, Princeton University, 2010