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convulses

verb
present tense third-person singular of convulse

Synonyms of convulses

to make a series of small irregular or violent movements
  • convulsing with silent laughter as the inept pianist blithely played on

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“Convulses.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/convulses. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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