Synonyms of convulsive


1. convulsive, spasmodic, spastic, unsteady (vs. steady)

usage: affected by involuntary jerky muscular contractions; resembling a spasm; "convulsive motions"; "his body made a spasmodic jerk"; "spastic movements"

2. convulsive, violent (vs. nonviolent)

usage: resembling a convulsion in being sudden and violent; "a convulsive rage"; "convulsive laughter"

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