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Synonyms for convulsekənˈvʌls

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. convulse(verb)

    make someone convulse with laughter

    "The comedian convulsed the crowd"

    Synonyms:
    thresh about, thrash, toss, slash, jactitate, thresh, thrash about

  2. convulse(verb)

    be overcome with laughter

    Synonyms:
    thresh about, thrash, toss, slash, jactitate, thresh, thrash about

  3. convulse, thresh, thresh about, thrash, thrash about, slash, toss, jactitate(verb)

    move or stir about violently

    "The feverish patient thrashed around in his bed"

    Synonyms:
    throw out, cast aside, toss out, discard, whip, convulse, welt, bat, thresh, flip, toss away, strap, slash, pitch, lam, fling, cast away, trounce, lick, jactitate, dispose, flog, chuck, drub, thresh about, slam dance, cut down, sky, cream, slam, thrash about, cast out, lather, chuck out, thrash, toss, throw away, clobber, lash, mosh, gash, flail, put away

  4. convulse(verb)

    shake uncontrollably

    "earthquakes convulsed the countryside"

    Synonyms:
    thresh about, thrash, toss, slash, jactitate, thresh, thrash about

  5. convulse(verb)

    cause to contract

    "The spasm convulses her facial muscles"

    Synonyms:
    thresh about, thrash, toss, slash, jactitate, thresh, thrash about

  6. convulse(verb)

    contract involuntarily, as in a spasm

    "The muscles in her face convulsed"

    Synonyms:
    thresh about, thrash, toss, slash, jactitate, thresh, thrash about

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. convulse(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    throw into spasms

  2. convulse(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    agitate, shake, disturb


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