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convulse

synonym (synonym of convulse)

hypernym (convulse IS A KIND OF .... relation)

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF convulse relation)

  • move or stir about violently (verb.motion)
    thrash about flexibly in the manner of a whiplash (verb.motion)
     

cause (cause to relations of convulse)

  • make someone convulse with laughter (verb.communication)
    be overcome with laughter (verb.body)
     

verb group (convulse is verb group of ....)

  • contract involuntarily, as in a spasm (verb.contact)
    cause to contract (verb.contact)
     

derivation (.... is derived from convulse)

  • be overcome with laughter (verb.body)
    resembling a convulsion in being sudden and violent (adj.all)
     
  • contract involuntarily, as in a spasm (verb.contact)
    affected by involuntary jerky muscular contractions; resembling a spasm (adj.all)
     
  • make someone convulse with laughter (verb.communication)
    violent uncontrollable contractions of muscles (noun.state)
     
  • move or stir about violently (verb.motion)
    an abrupt movement (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a swimming kick used while treading water (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    (pathology) extremely restless tossing and twitching usually by a person with a severe illness (noun.attribute)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym cause verb group derivation jactitate slash thrash thrash about thresh thresh about express joy express mirth laugh amuse compact compress whip convulse convulse convulsive convulsion spasmodic spastic toss thrash

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