noun Date: 1894 1. a minor shock following the main shock of an earthquake 2. an aftereffect of a distressing or traumatic event

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  • aftershock — UK [ˈɑːftə(r)ˌʃɒk] / US [ˈæftərˌʃɑk] noun [countable] Word forms aftershock : singular aftershock plural aftershocks 1) a small earthquake (= occasion when the earth shakes) that happens after a bigger one 2) unpleasant results or feelings after… …   English dictionary

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