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af·ter·shock

aftershock

 
pronunciation:
aef tr shak
part of speech: noun
definition: a small earthquake that follows a larger one. Aftershocks start at or near the same place where the first earthquake started. There are often several aftershocks after the first earthquake.
They hoped everything was over but aftershocks caused even more damage to the city.