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temblor vs. earthquake

[ tem-bler, -blawr; Spanish tem-blawr ]
  1. a tremor; earthquake.
[ urth-kweyk ]
  1. a series of vibrations induced in the earth's crust by the abrupt rupture and rebound of rocks in which elastic strain has been slowly accumulating.
  2. something that is severely disruptive; upheaval.

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