convulsion

[ kuh n-vuhl-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF convulsion

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONVULSION

The forest fairly rocked under the convulsion of the elements.

The schooner shook with such a convulsion that I was persuaded she had been split.

There are recent marks of convulsion having happened in the island.

That which will produce but a headache in an adult will often produce a convulsion in the child.

For hours the child passed from one convulsion into another.

But in the morning he had his first convulsion, and it left him a wreck.

I had a vague belief that he was suffering from a fit or some form of convulsion.

But, before this could be done, the second convulsion took place.

At this moment, all convulsion, all struggle, has ceased; the frame is at rest.

It fell with one convulsion on the ground, and gave up the ghost.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CONVULSION

rollercoaster

nounsudden extreme changeableness
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.