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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In a strangely similar scenario, a man named Jeremy ClifLon of Atlanta, Georgia, sprang into action when he discovered a man convulsing on the train tracks at the Five Points MARTA station in Georgia.
At least three seagulls were killed and seven others needed treatment after the birds collapsed and started convulsing on Rhyl beach.
ELKTON - Douglas County authorities are investigating the deaths of two dogs who started vomiting and convulsing near the confluence of Elk Creek and the Umpqua River.
Then Beth starts convulsing. At the hospital, David admits she's swallowed a pill and is at least shame-faced enough to break down in tears.
He was found convulsing and taken to hospital but died days later.
Diazepam (0.50 mg/kg) significantly reduced the number of animals convulsing and significantly prolonged the latency of seizures produced by picrotoxin (Table 3).
He started puking and convulsing. I fell down but didn't get hurt too bad; the dog went on for about five minutes hacking, coughing, and puking.
"The most glorious words in the English language!" 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.
The confusion in the eastern Mediterranean set off by the explosion at Thera was still convulsing the area.
A festival-goer said that he saw a young man convulsing for 15 minutes.
Despite Cilla insisting she just wants to spend time with her children and grandchildren, Sinead works out there's something more to her sudden reappearance when she catches Cilla convulsing in pain.
Mr Foster was found convulsing on the pavement and was later taken to Whiston Hospital for treatment to a bleed on his brain.
Unfortunately for her, the demon Abalam is still set on possession which, in this case, amounts to Nell's pals convulsing. There's also a hamfisted subtext about her burgeoning sexuality and an overdose of orchestral shrieks.
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.