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.

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