adjective sus·sul·ta·to·ry \səˈsəltəˌtōrē\

Definition of sussultatory

  1. :  characterized by up-and-down vibrations of large amplitude —used of an earthquake — compare succussatory

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Origin and Etymology of sussultatory

Italian sussultare to leap up, heave (from Latin subsultare, from sub- up + -sultare, from saltare to leap) + English -tory (as in succussatory) — more at sub-, saltant

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to cast off or become cast off

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