Noun(1) a sudden uncontrollable attack(2) violent uncontrollable contractions of muscles(3) a violent disturbance(4) a physical disturbance such as an earthquake or upheaval
(1) The rill was a parched ravine now, as though some convulsion of the earth had bled the region dry of its lifeblood.(2) It may present as a convulsion , unusual body movement, change in awareness or simply a blank stare.(3) Every thirty seconds or so a violent convulsion would shake her and she would tense then lie backwards, wheezing and moaning.(4) This was a time of political and social convulsion throughout Europe.(5) On the third day of admission the infant had a major convulsion .(6) And in the face of social convulsion , it's not likely that politicians are going to risk their careers and social chaos for the sake of principle.(7) Her body also exhibited sudden convulsions in the cold - also known as shivers.(8) Elsewhere we see a young man strapped onto gurneys and administered violent shocks that trigger convulsions ; we can only guess whether his screams quelled the pain.(9) The debasement of the media can be traced in relation to the great political convulsions of the past 30 years.(10) This can lead to convulsions , seizures and permanent brain damage in some.(11) Most children with febrile convulsions do not develop epilepsy.(12) As a kid I was blown away by the scale, and as an adult I'm sent into convulsions of laughter at his always dead-on commentary on our world.(13) During a seizure, the body goes into convulsions .(14) Whoever would have thought that an item no bigger than an aspirin tablet would have caused such moral, social and even political convulsions ?(15) The election results thus portend a new period of social convulsions .(16) Then the dollar began to stabilize, which threw the Dow into violent convulsions until October 2002, when the dollar resumed its downtrend.
1. fit ::
2. fits of laughter ::
3. upheaval ::
4. paroxysm ::
Different Formsconvulsion, convulsions
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