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Synonyms of convulse

Verb


1. convulse, amuse

usage: make someone convulse with laughter; "The comedian convulsed the crowd"

2. convulse, laugh, express joy, express mirth

usage: be overcome with laughter

3. convulse, thresh, thresh about, thrash, thrash about, slash, toss, jactitate, shake, agitate

usage: move or stir about violently; "The feverish patient thrashed around in his bed"

4. convulse, shake, agitate

usage: shake uncontrollably; "earthquakes convulsed the countryside"

5. convulse, compress, constrict, squeeze, compact, contract, press

usage: cause to contract; "The spasm convulses her facial muscles"

6. convulse, compress, constrict, squeeze, compact, contract, press

usage: contract involuntarily, as in a spasm; "The muscles in her face convulsed"

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