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Temblor   /tˈɛmblər/   Listen

Shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting from underground movement along a fault plane of from volcanic activity.  Synonyms: earthquake, quake, seism.

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"Temblor" Quotes from Famous Books

... what they take, they take wholly with the life in it, and after a little they spew it out again. And, look you, it makes no singing, this water of Crevecoeur. Twenty years have I kept sheep between Red Butte and the Temblor Hills, and I say this. Make no fear of singing water, for it goes not too deeply but securely on a rocky bottom; such a one you may trust. But this silent one, that is hot or cold, deep or shallow, and has never ...
— The Spinner's Book of Fiction • Various

Words linked to "Temblor" :   earth tremor, quake, seismic disturbance, microseism, earthquake, seism, submarine earthquake, seaquake, tremor, shock, geological phenomenon

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