convulse

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Synonyms for convulse

to cause to move to and fro violently

Synonyms for convulse

make someone convulse with laughter

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be overcome with laughter

move or stir about violently

shake uncontrollably

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contract involuntarily, as in a spasm

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Instead, since that inevitable and violent event, Libya itself has been convulsed by violence, where former rebels have failed to agree on the fundamental makeup of the post-Gaddafi state and instead preferred to show their allegiance to local and regional warlords who are awash with arms and influence.
Two minutes after the drugs were administered the syringe came CONVULSED Clayton Lockett out, spraying chemicals towards witnesses.
Lockett convulsed violently during the execution and tried to lift his head after a doctor declared him unconscious.
Pummelled with baseball bats and truncheons in the western city of Eskisehir on June 2, Ali Ismail Korkmaz was one of six people to perish as nationwide protests convulsed 80-million-strong Turkey.
Ukraine has been convulsed by protests for weeks now.
for so long vines convulsed and tangled inside my toes,
Fifth Fleet, has been convulsed by unrest since February last year following mass demonstrations led by majority Shi'ites demanding democratic change in the Sunni-led monarchy.
The issue of the date of birth convulsed the army with lobbies drawn up for and against the General, including the circulation of papers and documents relating to the issue to the media.
My soul forcefully shouts, my convulsed body twists and
A deadly uprising has convulsed Syria for the past 17 months.
Compared to many parts of the country which have been convulsed by the 10-month old uprising, Damascus has been relatively quiet.
Compared to many parts of the country which have been convulsed by a 10-month old uprising, Damascus has been relatively quiet under the control of security agents loyal to President Bashar Assad.
New surveys of Kilauea's lava flows show that in the last 2,500 years the volcano has been convulsed by periods of explosive volcanism, the most recent ending about 200 years ago.
5, as the central Syrian city of Hums, the country's third largest and closest to northern Lebanon's Sunni part, was convulsed by kidnappings, random shootings and tit-for-tat killings.
It was the first time that Clinton detailed alleged efforts by Iran to meddle in the three-month wave of Arab revolts that have toppled presidents in Tunisia and Egypt, convulsed Libya and shaken Yemen, Bahrain and Oman.