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spasm

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1 a painful sudden tightening of a muscle
  • he suffers terribly from back spasms

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2 a sudden intense expression of strong feeling
  • a spasm of love that he had never experienced before

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The first known use of spasm was in the 14th century

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“Spasm.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/spasm. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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