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Synonyms for spastic

a person suffering from spastic paralysis

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suffering from spastic paralysis

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affected by involuntary jerky muscular contractions

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He speaks fondly of Gene Hartzell and with reverence about Spaz.
Spaz Williams knows this routine but he has decidedly mixed feelings about it.
Spaz Nickodemus -- Funky In The Middle Santogold feat.
Koertge tackles tough subjects in his award-winning books and stories (The Brimstone Journals [Candlewick, 2001/VOYA August 2001]; Stoner & Spaz [Candlewick, 2002/ VOYA April 2002]; Lies, Knives, and Girls in Red Dresses [Candlewick, 2012/VOYA June 2012] and many more).
Gordon and his fiance, Allyson Ryan, of West Boylston; five grandchildren, Holly Gordon of Spencer, Kevin Gordon of Brookfield and Amanda, Justin, and Robert Gordon, all of Worcester; his companion of over 23 years, Barbara Whitman of West Boylston; and his beloved cat, Spaz.
JENNIFER: Because in addition to winning the National Science Fair, being president of the Rock Climbers Club and captain of the AcaDeca team, I was also the school mascot and people just figured I was a spaz or something.
He was one of the few skaters that didn't look like a spracked-out spaz shocker.
Tovey, who wore the same striped shirt and red tie throughout the trial, admitted possessing a prohibited Sten gun, a pistol, a SPAZ pump action shotgun, a shortened Kestrel shotgun, a night-stick adapted to fire one shotgun round and 12 rounds of 9mm ammunition.
1 -- color) Spaz, one of three kittens abandoned by their mom, is nursed by Betsy Letso, assistant principal at Valley View Elementary.
James Straus (animation director for Santa Barbara studios) showed off some remarkable morphing work done for American Werewolf in Paris and finally Spaz himself ambled across the stage to the lectern like a young Neil Young ready to plug in the amp and crank it up to 11.
She's made a pile of work that seems horribly conventional and dead at first glance but is in fact very beautiful, and does what so many great paintings do--confuse the crap out of you, spaz your eyes out and make your glands get all Pavlovian.
Gordon and his fiance Allyson Ryan of West Boylston; five grandchildren, Holly Gordon of Spencer, Kevin Gordon of Brookfield, and Amanda, Justin, and Robert Gordon all of Worcester; his companion of over 23 years, Barbara Whitman of West Boylston; and his beloved cat, Spaz.
Colleen Minou is that MPDG, unfortunately referred to as Stoner in the title of this sequel to the 2002 Stoner & Spaz (Candlewick/ VOYA April 2002).
In a blur a ninety-mile-an-hour fastball comes in, Poulson swings the bat like a spaz causing him to twirl many times.