[ lahyf-kweyk ]
/ ˈlaɪfˌkweɪk /
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a major life change, from internal or external disruption, that precipitates personal evolution or rebirth.
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Origin of lifequake
First recorded in 2010–15; life + (earth)quake
Words nearby lifequake
life-or-death, life partner, life peer, life plant, life preserver, lifequake, lifer, life raft, lifesaver, life-saving, Lifesaving Service
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