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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Quaking \Quak"ing\, a. & n. from Quake, v. [1913 Webster] Quaking aspen (Bot.), an American species of poplar (Populus tremuloides), the leaves of which tremble in the lightest breeze. It much resembles the European aspen. See Aspen. Quaking bog, a bog of forming peat so saturated with water that it shakes when trodden upon. Quaking grass. (Bot.) (a) One of several grasses of the genus Briza, having slender-stalked and pendulous ovate spikelets, which quake and rattle in the wind. Briza maxima is the large quaking grass; Briza media and Briza minor are the smaller kinds. (b) Rattlesnake grass (Glyceria Canadensis). [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Quake \Quake\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Quaked; p. pr. & vb. n. Quaking.] [AS. cwacian; cf. G. quackeln. Cf. Quagmire.] 1. To be agitated with quick, short motions continually repeated; to shake with fear, cold, etc.; to shudder; to tremble. "Quaking for dread." --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] She stood quaking like the partridge on which the hawk is ready to seize. --Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster] 2. To shake, vibrate, or quiver, either from not being solid, as soft, wet land, or from violent convulsion of any kind; as, the earth quakes; the mountains quake. " Over quaking bogs." --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

80 Moby Thesaurus words for "quaking": agitation, ague, aquiver, aspen, bumpiness, chattering, chills of fear, chorea, cold creeps, cold shivers, cold sweat, creeps, didder, disquiet, disquietude, dithers, fear and trembling, fidgetiness, fidgets, fits and starts, flutter, goose bumps, gooseflesh, heartquake, heaving, horripilation, inquietude, jactation, jactitation, jerkiness, jimjams, joltiness, nervousness, palpitation, palsied, palsy, panting, perturbation, pitapat, pitter-patter, quaver, quavering, quavery, quiver, quiver of terror, quivering, quivery, restlessness, shakes, shaking, shaky, shiver, shivering, shivers, shivery, shudder, shuddering, spasms, succussatory, succussion, succussive, sweat, thrill of fear, throb, throbbing, tremble, trembling, trembly, tremor, tremulant, tremulous, tremulousness, trepidation, trepidity, twitter, uneasiness, unrest, vibrating, vibration, wobbly