convulse

[ kuh n-vuhls ]SEE DEFINITION OF convulse

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONVULSE

So is an change for the better, like birth and death which convulse the body.

He was choking back the sobs that seemed of a sudden to convulse his frame.

The movement that was to convulse the church had not yet begun.

They were just at the age when it takes so little to convulse girls.

So is all change for the better, like birth and death, which convulse the body.

Instead of that, I believe he will convulse them with laughter.

All I claim for Falstaff is that he would be able to convulse us if he were alive and accessible.

How are we preparing for this struggle, which may yet convulse the world?

It shadows forth one of the greatest desires which convulse our age.

She did not start, but raised her head and looked at him, and a shudder seemed to convulse her whole frame.

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