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They began defacing government websites in September 2020, a simple but highly visible act of protest that got them attention as the country convulsed in turmoil.
HACKERS ARE TRYING TO TOPPLE BELARUS’S DICTATOR, WITH HELP FROM THE INSIDEPATRICK HOWELL O'NEILLAUGUST 26, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
She watched helplessly when her newborn convulsed with seizures.
WHEN BIRTHS GO HORRIBLY WRONG, FLORIDA PROTECTS DOCTORS AND FORCES FAMILIES TO PAY THE PRICEBY CAROL MARBIN MILLER AND DANIEL CHANG, MIAMI HERALDAPRIL 8, 2021PROPUBLICA
"You positively convulse me, you're so very humorous," said Robinson, without a vestige of a smile.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
When anger, avarice, and concupiscence convulse the peace of thy soul, look up to this star and call on Mary.
MARY, HELP OF CHRISTIANSVARIOUS
In a moment he could melt a popular audience to tears or convulse it with laughter.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
At that moment he felt an electric thrill convulse her frame, followed by a complete stillness.
JACK HARKAWAY'S BOY TINKER AMONG THE TURKSBRACEBRIDGE HEMYNG
She would be thought asleep were it not for the tremors that periodically convulse her frame.
THE IRON TREVET OR JOCELYN THE CHAMPIONEUGNE SUE
She threw back her head, and he saw uncontrollable laughter convulse her beautiful throat.
THE HISTORY OF SIR RICHARD CALMADYLUCAS MALET
He translated Voltaire's Taureau Blanc—a story which used to 'convulse him with laughter.'
THE ENGLISH UTILITARIANS, VOLUME I.LESLIE STEPHEN
He could convulse them with merriment by his hesitating utterance as Falstaff of "A shirt—and a half!"
CHARLES DICKENS AS A READERCHARLES KENT
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WORDS RELATED TO CONVULSE

  • astonish
  • bowl over
  • bump
  • churn
  • convulse
  • discompose
  • disturb
  • floor
  • jar
  • jerk
  • jog
  • jostle
  • knock
  • knock over
  • lay out
  • perturb
  • rock
  • shake
  • shake up
  • shock
  • shove
  • spring something on
  • stagger
  • start
  • startle
  • stun
  • throw a curve
  • upset
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