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Synonyms for earthquake

Noun

1. earthquake, quake, temblor, seism, geological phenomenon
usage: shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting from underground movement along a fault plane of from volcanic activity
2. earthquake, disturbance, disruption, commotion, flutter, hurly burly, to-do, hoo-ha, hoo-hah, kerfuffle
usage: a disturbance that is extremely disruptive; "selling the company caused an earthquake among the employees"
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