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  Words related to convulse

Related / Similar Words: thresh, thresh about, thrash, thrash about, slash, toss, jactitate

 

Definition:
  • be overcome with laughter;
  • make someone convulse with laughter; "The comedian convulsed the crowd";
  • contract involuntarily, as in a spasm; "The muscles in her face convulsed";
  • cause to contract; "The spasm convulses her facial muscles";
  • shake uncotrollably; "earthquakes convulsed the countryside";
  • move or stir about violently; "The feverish patient thrashed around in his bed";

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    Hyponyms: whip

     

    Derivational Morphology: convulsion, jactitation, jactation, toss, thrash

     

     
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