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Far too much of the Internet is currently experiencing morality-induced convulsions over “mamading.”

Knocked cold, Lakpa collapsed on the rocks, heaving in convulsions, Kodas wrote.

Symptoms may range from palpitations and severe sweating to paralysis, convulsions, and death.

In larger amounts, the exposure can cause convulsions, paralysis, breathing difficulty and, within a short time, death.

It will suffer other upsets and reversals, and pass through other convulsions.

No one would listen to him but old Monsieur Farival, who went into convulsions over the droll story.

He came close to having convulsions when a squad car passed on the next street west, its siren wailing.

A feeling of tranquil joy always comes over me during such great convulsions of Nature.

It is otherwise with the people who dwell upon the land over which these atmospheric convulsions sweep.

“You are very complimentary,” said Katie, with a glance at her cousin, which threw that young lady into silent convulsions.


On this page you'll find 104 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to convulsions, such as: bug, cancer, condition, contamination, defect, and disorder.

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