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earthquakePart of speech: Noun Usage examples "earthquake":
- The baby had been crushed when the shock of earthquake came and its mother did not know that its life had left it thirty hours before. - "Complete Story of the San Francisco Horror", Richard Linthicum Trumbull White Samuel Fallows.
- We were assured that the earthquake was but one of many signs that the world was coming to an end. - "In Indian Mexico (1908)", Frederick Starr.
- When you come to think of it, trees simply couldn't grow on these rocks, and the watershed seems to fall away on both sides of the gorge, which must have been cut by an earthquake. - "His Unknown Wife", Louis Tracy.