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convulse

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of convulse

  1. to make a series of small irregular or violent movements <convulsing with silent laughter as the inept pianist blithely played on> Synonyms agitate, bucket, shake, jerk, jiggle, joggle, jolt, jounce, judder [chiefly British], quake, quiver, shudder, vibrate, wobble (also wabble)Related Words rock, sway, swing; chatter, quaver, shiver, thrill, tremble; twitch; dodder, waver; flicker, fluctuate, flutter, oscillate, undulate, wave; beat, palpitate, pit-a-pat, pitter-patter, pulsate, pulse, throb




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