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the Russian Revolution was one of the major convulsions of the 20th century
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Severe lead poisoning can lead to coma, convulsions and death, according to the World Health Organization.
But without its attachment to precedent, to gradual change, to evolution rather than revolution, chaos and convulsion would make any justice unsustainable.
Methamphetamine is a stimulant that in high doses can elevate body temperature and cause convulsions and cardiovascular collapse, according to the Drug Enforcement Administration.
The Mahdi Army was blamed for death squads that committed reprisals on Sunnis during the country’s worst sectarian convulsions in 2006 and 2007.
Cyclosporine A has some severe side effects, including convulsions and diarrhea, yet some patients have experienced something quite unusual: unwanted hair growth.
Symptoms of heat stroke include high fever; dry, red skin; rapid and weak pulse and breathing; convulsions; and delirium.
Common reactions to the stings include headache, fever, nausea and convulsions.
Persistent convulsions and personality changes have happened to some people, the CDC says, and some patients have experienced a reactivation of the virus months and even years after they were exposed.
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CONVULSION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of convulsion for English Language Learners
medical : a sudden violent shaking of the muscles in your body that you are unable to control
: a sudden experience of something (such as laughter) that shakes or moves your body
: a sudden change or disturbance that affects a country, organization, etc.
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