convulse

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Synonyms for convulse

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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I was standing or squatting on the platform and he was clearly dazed and shaking and convulsing and couldn't hear anything probably, or that was my thinking," Clifton said.
The gulls appeared to start convulsing and then collapsed.
He was out cold and he hit the floor and started convulsing.
The proportion of animals convulsing is compared using Chi-squared test.
Well, there have been no arguments coming from the theater district, where The Producers is convulsing audiences with the no-holds-barred humor of Mel Brooks and the canny direction of Susan Stroman.
Rather than convulsing violently, commission members remained calm and rational to the core.
This is the first comprehensive report on the entire scope of the $360 billion computing industry, and the seismic changes that are convulsing every segment of what FORTUNE calls the most important industry in the world.
He further cited the defendants for "grossly negligent and reckless conduct" in not providing timely medical assistance or securing an ambulance when Maurizio was convulsing on the dance floor.
20pm on Friday to reports of an attack which left Mr Foster convulsing on the pavement.
The 49-year-old actress spent much of February at the Cirque Lodge facility in Sundance, Utah, for treatment following a harrowing incident on January 23, when she began convulsing after she smoked a substance, thought to be illegal K2 spice - a synthetic cannabis.
Three birds have so far died and nine others treated, after being seen collapsed and convulsing on the seafront at the weekend.
A PASSER-BY who selflessly stepped in to help a convulsing teenager has been nominated for a Gazette Community Champion award.
The man, aged 24, died shortly after convulsing in the ambulance.
He was convulsing and making some pretty bad noises.
Chairman of the British Divers Marine Life Rescue group Alan Knight said: 'We had a phone call from the vet saying that it had started convulsing and while he was on the phone it died.